Lawrence Peter Socia, age 73 of New Haven, passed away December 7, 2020.
Larry was born on October 5, 1947 to Roy and Helen Socia in Detroit. He married the love of his life Carolynn Crucitt on February 8, 1980. Together they raised five children; Pam, Scott, Justin, Allen, and Lisa. Larry worked and retired from Chrysler. In his spare time he enjoyed playing cards, going to the casino, and his favorite would be playing bingo. He cherished the times he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Loving husband of Carolynn; beloved father of Pam (Dan) Hess, Scott (Laura) Socia, Justin (Michelle) Socia, Allen (Cristal Koehn- Socia) Socia, and Lisa (Blake) Socia; cherished grandfather of Sydney, Noah, Giovanna, Lucas, Chase, and Ian; dear great-grandfather of Kayleigh, Bryson, and Carter; beloved brother in-law of Wilma and Marianne.
Predeceased by his parents Roy and Helen Socia; his granddaughter Brittany; his siblings Frank, Donald, James, Tommy, Rosemary, Geraldine, John, and Barbara.
Larry is also survived by many extended loved ones and friends; such as Clarence "Bobby" Pack. They shared a friendship of 54 years. Bobby is family to the Socia's and was a brother to Lawrence. Throughout their friendship Larry was given the nickname Peewee. This name carried on through years of friendship and was adapted by so many of his Chrysler friends and co-workers.
He will be greatly missed.
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