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Larry G. Correll, Sr.

April 23, 1941 — April 23, 2024

Bradenton, FL

Larry G. Correll, Sr., of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Slatington, Walnutport and Macungie, PA and Sarasota, FL, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Tidewell Hospice - Lakewood Ranch.   He was the husband of the late Phyllis (Schneck) Correll, who passed away last December.    Born in Slatington on April 23, 1941, he was the son of the late Clifford and Leonora (Beers) Correll.   Larry received his American Bankers Association Stonier Diploma from Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University in 1978.  His whole career was spent in the banking industry, working for Merchants Bankcorp, and was named executive Vice President in 1987.   He retired from First Union Corp in 1993.   Larry served on the board of directors for the Kiwanis Club of Allentown, was vice chairman of the board for the Lehigh County Chapter of the American Red Cross.   He also served as chairman of the operating committee for the Sixth Street Shelter, member of the Allentown – Lehigh Chamber of Commerce, member of the Bank Administration Institute and American Bankers Association.   Larry also was a vice president for the Eastern PA Clearing House Association.

He will be lovingly remembered by a daughter: Clarissa “Chris” and her husband Keith Gross; grandchildren: Chad, Heather, Laura; great-grandchildren: Alivia, Kaden, Heidi, Dominic, Octavia; sister: Lorelei Jones, along with nieces and nephews.   He was pre-deceased by a son, Larry Correll, II. 

Known to only a few of his professional colleagues, as a young boy Larry was called “Welsh Boy Soprano” and “The Boy Gospel Singer” throughout the Lehigh Valley.  He performed throughout Eastern PA, as well as the Univ. of Pittsburgh along with engagements in NJ, MD and DE.  

Private family services will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Slatington.  No public calling hours.   Arrangements are under the direction of Harding Funeral Home, Slatington.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lehigh County Chapter of the American Red Cross or the Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown both in PA.
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