Larry DeGrande, 66 of Wall passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune with his family by his side. Larry was born and raised in Howell Township. He was a graduate of Howell High School and Monmouth College with a BA in Education. Larry worked for 25 years at Monmouth County Vocational Technical as a woodwork teacher. He was an inspiration to many students. He was an artist who loved boating and woodworking.
Larry was predeceased by his parents Natale and Diane DeGrande. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Sandy DeGrande of Wall; a beloved brother and sister, Dr. Gary DeGrande and his wife Elaine and JoAnn DeGrande all of Little Egg Harbor, NJ. Larry is also survived by his nieces and nephews Laura Erb, Michael DeGrande, Richard Fela, David Fela and Lauren Herrmann; many grand nieces, grand nephews and a host of friends.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 2-6 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ 08736. A funeral service will be held 10:30 am on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at St. Anne Cemetery, Wall. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.