Mr. Lawrence R. Dorgan, age 79, of Lynn, died on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Salem Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Lynn and a lifelong resident of the City, he was the son of the late John L. and Mary E. (Monahan) Dorgan.
He graduated from Lynn Classical High School Class of 1952. Larry honorably served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. A letter carrier, he worked for the U. S. Postal Service out of the Main Lynn Post Office for 26 years and retired in 1992. He was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 7. Larry was also a Life Member of Amvets Post 161 and the former St. Jean's Men's Choir. He loved music and theatre especially music of the 40's and 50's. During his lifetime he adored his two dogs and six cats.
He leaves a brother John F. "Iggy" Dorgan and his wife Marion of Lynn and a sister Rita Gregory of Dracut. He also leaves his Goddaughter Darlene Clark of VA and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Robert L. Dorgan, James Dorgan and Frederick Dorgan and the partner of the late Al Craig.
Larry's Funeral will be held on Monday at 9:30AM from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn. Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Lynn at 10:30AM. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday from 2-6PM. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.