Lawrence Soucy

WINSTED — Lawrence “Larry†Soucy, 76, died suddenly on Nov. 24, 2010, at Hartford Hospital. He was the husband of Jeannine (Beaulieu) Soucy.

Born in St. Anne, New Brunswick, Canada, on Dec. 18, 1933, he was the son of the late Mary Ann (Martin) and Leonard Soucy.

A proud veteran of the Korean War, he was a charter founding lifetime member of the 187th Airborne “Rakkasans.†A devout Catholic, he was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish.

In addition to the love of his family, his other great passion was the Montreal Canadiens, for whom he was an avid fan. Ever the comedian and storyteller, he was quick to put a smile on everyone’s face with one of his many jokes.

In addition to his wife of 55 years, he is survived by his three children, Sandra Griswold and her husband, Brian, Kenneth Soucy and his wife, Diane, and Gary Soucy and his wife, Georgette; two granddaughters, Emily Griswold and Maryann Soucy; two stepgrandchildren, Adam and Vicky; a great-granddaughter, Mya; three stepgreat-grandchildren; three sisters, Lorraine Ouellette, Majella Bouchard and her husband, Leslie, and Marie May Boujold and her husband, Raymond; a brother, Donald Soucy and his wife, Maria; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Clarence Soucy.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Dec. 1 at St. Joseph Church with burial at St. Joseph’s New Cemetery. There were no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492 or The Winsted Health Center Foundation, 115 Spencer St. No. 8, Winsted, CT 06098. To leave on online condolence, visit

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