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Laurence Robert McElwee, age 74, of Bear, died on Tuesday April 19th, 2016 at his home.

Laurence received his GED while serving in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a Mill Wright for Boeing for 42 years. Recently, he worked part time at the YMCA, he also enjoyed fishing and working outside on his lawn and flower garden. Laurence cherished spending time with his family.

Laurence is survived by his wife Cindy of Bear, DE, his son Earl Carter of Bear, DE, his son-in-law Jerry Buffington (Michelle), three grandchildren Courtney Weitz of Ashland, NH, Earl Carter III of Wilmington, DE, Alice Buffington of Lancaster, PA, his sisters Ginger Allums (Curt) of Ocala, FL, Dottie Langdale of PA, his brothers Neal McElwee (Dale) of PA, Kenny McElwee (Shirley) of PA, Raymond McElwee (Pam) of PA, Fred McElwee (Margot) of PA, and many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 12 noon April 26, 2016 at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark, DE, 19702. Friends and family may call on starting at 10 AM for the visitation. The burial will take place at 2 PM at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE 19701.