Larry Missimer

Larry Missimer

Monday, April 2nd, 1945 Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

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Obituary for Larry R. Missimer

Larry R. Missimer, 74, of Centre Twp., passed away in his residence on Thursday, October 3, 2019. He was the husband of Sharon L. (Dietrich) Missimer. They were married on October 14, 1967 and celebrated fifty-one years of marriage.
Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Pearl (Woomert) Missimer. Larry was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked as a pattern maker. Larry enjoyed fishing, hunting and going to flea markets. He especially loved his grandchildren and great-grandson.
Surviving in addition to his wife is his daughter: Kathie L. (Missimer), wife of William Waltz, Centre Twp.; three grandchildren: Katie, William and Jacob; and one great-grandson: Louie. Larry is also survived by his siblings: Jerry Missimer, Gail Dunleavy and Lori Scott. He was predeceased by a brother: John Missimer.
A celebration of Larry's life and time of sharing remembrances will be held on Monday at 1:30 pm from Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., 223 Peach Street, Leesport, followed by military honors by Ray Master Post #217 American Legion, Topton. A visitation with the family will be held in the funeral home Monday 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm. Those attending are encouraged to wear purple or green in honor of Larry. For online condolences, please visit,

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  • Visitation

    Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc.*
    223 Peach Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, October 7th, 2019
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Service

    Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc.*
    223 Peach Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, October 7th, 2019

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Carol-Ayn Shinn

Dear Sharon, Kathie, and Family,

I didn't get to say goodbye after the Memorial but wanted you to know today was a wonderful tribute to Larry and your whole family. Lots of love and caring. Beautiful!

Comment | Posted at 07:33pm via Condolence

Sue Whalen

To Sharon and Kathie and the Missimer family. I am so so sorry to hear of Larry passing away. He was the Joker of our family. We all will miss him . Thinking of you all durning this difficult time.
Comment | Posted at 01:02pm via Condolence

Dale Grim

So sorry to hear of Larry's passing. I worked with him at Boehm Pattern. We had many good times!
Comment | Posted at 09:10pm via Condolence

To Sharon, Jerry and the entire Missimer family, our sincerest sympathies on Larry’s passing. May he Rest In Peace and May God provide comfort for you all in this time of sorrow.
Phil and Kim Santoro.
Comment | Posted at 04:53pm via Condolence


Aunt Sharon, Kathie and Family... Deepest sorrows for Uncle Larry's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
All our Love
Horst and deTurck Families
Mark, Heather, Mikie, Maxwell, Gavin and Andrew
Comment | Posted at 04:47pm via Condolence

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