Avondale, Ariz. - Lawrence Harper, 70, of Avondale, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
He was born in Beaver Falls, PA on July 28, 1942, a son of the late Dewayne and Ruby Claypool Harper. After graduation he joined the Air Force and was stationed in Arizona where he has lived for the past 51 years. He had worked as an installer for Western Electric, AT&T, then Lucent, retiring in 2004 after 40 years.
His wife of 51 years, Dolly (Prusinowski) Harper survives as well as two daughters, Brenda (Todd) Sundquest and Cindy (Jeff) Eckerman, and a son, Sean (Kristy) Harper all of Arizona; his grandchildren, Ryan (Lauren), Whitley, Breanne, Halen, Bryson, Jared, Levi and Kylee and a great granddaughter, Emma Grace. He also leaves two brothers, Ray (Sharon) Harper of Olmstead Falls, OH and Mike Harper of East Palestine, OH, and a sister, Sally (Michael) Hannum of Negley, OH.