Lawrence J. Conroy, Jr., age 66, of Needham, MA passed away peacefully at home, in the company of his family in the early morning hours of September 17th. Larry grew up in Brighton, MA, attended St. Columbkille School, and graduated from Boston Latin School in 1973. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, with a degree in Finance in 1978. He later earned his MBA at Babson College in 1986. Larry’s career in the technology industry spanned over 40 years, the last 20 of which was with CTI of Burlington, MA. He was an avid squash player and a member of the University Club of Boston since 1978. He was a natural leader and served as President, as Board Member, and in many other roles, including overseeing a major renovation of the Club in 2000 and rejuvenating the University Club Boston Scholarship program. Larry was also a lifelong golfer and loved playing the Dennis Pines course on the Cape.
Larry is survived by his loving wife Mary, his three children Kate (Rafa), Luke, and Will; his two grandchildren who adored him, Genevieve and Deehan; his mother, Patricia Deehan Conroy; his sister, Mara, of Chelmsford; and brother Michael (Cindy), of Plantation, Florida; and many beloved nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Calling hours are Tuesday, September 21st, 4-7pm, at Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 22nd at 10am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1360 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Needham. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Larry may be made to the Mass General Cancer Research Center (www.giving.massgeneral.org), St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org), or the University Club Scholarship Program, 426 Stuart Street, Boston, 02116.
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