Lawrence D. "Larry" Beneze

Alton | Thursday, February 24 2011

Lawrence D. "Larry" Beneze, 69, passed away at 2am on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at Edwardsville Nursing and Rehab.  He was born on June 39, 1941, in Alton the son of the late Leo and Vivian (Salzman) Beneze.  He married the former Ruth Peterson in March of 1981 and she preceded him in death. 

Survivors include one daughter: Melissa, one son: Larry Donald, three grandchildren, three sisters: Vivian Beneze of Godfrey, Jean Johnson of Godfrey, June Beneze of Godfrey, and several nieces and nephews and a great niece.
He was formerly employed as a cook and worked at the carnival.  He was a member of Open Door Fellowship Church in Alton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother: Howard.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.

Online guestbook available at

Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge if arrangements

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