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Lawrence Van Deusen

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“Mary, Jerry and I are so very sorry for your loss. Larry was not only our friend and neighbor in Harrogate but I also knew Larry from ICI Americas....Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Dianne and Jerry Webster - PA

“I would like to express my condolences the Larry's family at this sad timeI met Larry in the mid 70s on a golf trip to North Carolina. Patrick and...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Stanley Boyd - Acquaintance

“Mary..I am very sorry to hear of Larry's passing away. He and I played golf together in North Carolina and we traveled and roomed together several...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Sebastian (Lou) LaRocca - DE

“Larry was a wonderful colleague and friend at ICI who made enormous contributions to the company. He did all things with a smile and an endearing dry...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: John Danzeisen - Wilmington, DE


Lawrence Van Deusen, 76, of Landenberg, PA passed away at his home on Friday, September 29, 2017. Born in Warren Township, NJ he was a longtime resident of Hockessin, DE. He graduated from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, and New York University (MBA). He was employed for 25 years with ICI Americas, and later SAP.

He was an avid golfer, a member of the FAA Flying Club - Chapter 240 and an active member of the Harrogate community.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Mary Weldon Van Deusen, brother Richard Van Deusen (Carol), sister Patricia Gallagher and his 3 children, Laura Van Deusen (Bob Von Achen), Gregg Van Deusen (Jennifer Zahorchak), Leslie Sierra (Tito Sierra). Pops, as he was known to his 5 beloved grandchildren, instilled in them his inquisitive spirit. He loved to take classes on art, culture, and history at the University of Delaware Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Memorial contributions in his honor can be made to The Needy Family Fund, c/o The News Journal, 950 W. Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720. A celebration of life is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. October 28, 2017 at Harrogate Clubhouse, Swan Road, Landenberg, PA.

For online condolences, please visit
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