Lawrence E.


Lawrence E. "Larry" Banker, 75, of the John Boswell Road, Peru, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at the UVM Health Network, Fletcher Allen Hospital with his loving family at his side.
He was born in Holyoke, Mass., on April 4, 1944, the son of Lawrence and Olive (Dowd) Banker.
Larry worked for various oil companies throughout his life as an oil delivery man and service technician. He started his career in 1964 with Wilcox and Holt and continued working in the industry through several company name changes and finally retired from his job while at Griffith Oil Company in 2007.
In his spare time, he loved classic cars and classic country. Larry was a proud member of the North County Classic Car Club. He was proudest while riding in parades and participating in cruise-ins. He loved to visit the Saranac Town Hall on Tuesday nights, dancing the night away while listening to friends playing traditional country music!
Left to cherish the memory of Larry is his daughter, Cherie LaDuke (David); companion, Shirley Blake; stepchildren, Kevin Stone, Debra Burnell, Brenda Provost, Mark Stone (Judy), and Christopher Stone; grandchildren, Evan, Jacob, Jessica, Gail (Ryan), Harley (Ashton), Kristopher, Marlena (Will), Justin and Kristin; his brother, Guy Banker (Peggy) and sister, Harriet Drollette; nieces, Sara (Adam), Debbie (Robert) and PeggyLee (Eric); nephews, Michael (Shelley), Duane (Brenda), Brian (Maureen), Eugene, Andre, Mark (Joan) and Matthew (Danielle).
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Sally Chevalier and her husband, Kenneth and his brother-in-law, Leo Drollette.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. If you have a Classic Car or Truck and would like join us for the procession, please do. Burial will follow in the Peasleeville Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Lawrence E. "Larry" Banker may be made to the UVM Medical Center, Oncology Unit.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055. To offer an online condolence, share a symbolic gesture, or share a photo in memory of Larry please visit
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Published on August 19, 2019
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Sharron lapier
Aug 22, 2019
So sorry for your loss Larry was a wonderful man he will be missed dearly
Jerry P Banker
Aug 20, 2019
Eldest son of Curtis Banker. May Larry rest in peace. I didn't get to know him very well.
Roland Senecal
Aug 19, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Lawrence E. "Larry" Banker by Roland Senecal.  Send flowers
Kristopher Stone
Aug 18, 2019
America the Beautiful was purchased for the family of Lawrence E. "Larry" Banker by Kristopher Stone.  Send flowers