Lawrence C. Bossong Jr.

June 22, 1944 - October 22, 2022

Visitation: Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8 PM; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry Twp., 2678 Rochester Rd.

Service: Wednesday 10 AM at St. Luke The Evangelist Parish, Sts John and Paul Church, 2586 Wexford Bayne Rd.

Lawrence C Bossong Jr, age 78 of Mercer, formerly of Marshall Township, passed away on October 22, surrounded by his family.  Born June 22, 1944, in Beaufort, SC, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Adelaide (Zapf) Bossong Sr.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 51 years, Patricia M Bossong and his brother-in-law, James Porta.  He was retired from Iron Workers Local 3.  Chuck had a love of the outdoors and instilled that love in his family.  He was an avid trap shooter with the North Suburban league.  He leaves behind to cherish his memory his children Charles (Lisa) Bossong, John (Jill) Bossong, Patricia Bossong-Schwartz (Jeff Schwartz), and Robert (Yvonne) Bossong; grandchildren, Jordan (Collin), Alexandra (Jess), Lydia, Jacob, Charlie, Brandon, Ashley and Dylan; sisters, MaryAnn Porta and Deborah (Dave) Belin, his brother and best friend, Bryan (Amy) Bossong, his 6 nephews and their families.   Chuck’s favorite holiday was Christmas. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to help make Christmas joyous for children in need. Friends received Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry Twp., 2678 Rochester Rd., 724-772-8800. Mass of Christian burial at St. Luke The Evangelist Parish, Sts John and Paul Church, Wednesday at 10 a.m.

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  • Ralph & Betsy Jahn

    Chuck, Lisa, John and Jill and your families, we send you our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. May you cherish your fondest memories of better times together.
    Our sincere condolences,
    Betsy and Ralph Jahn

  • Earl v Bragunier

    Sorry for your loss

  • Gerri and Ed Ambrass

    Gerri & I would like to offer our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Father. Losing a second parent is a very difficult time in our lives.
    I always considered Chuck a close friend. Over the years, I worked with Chuck, for him, and he worked for me, that’s the way our industry was. I always valued Chucks knowledge and input on the projects.
    We are sorry we missed his service, but our prayers are with Chuck and his Family.

    Gerri & Ed Ambrass

  • Edward and Pamela Freyermuth

    Rest In Peace Chuck

  • Richard McHenry

    Bryan, very sorry for you and your family at the passing of your brother , Lawrence. Will pray for peace for all of you.

  • Mary Kay Yarusinsky. Parrish, Fl

    Chuckie, Patty, John, Robbie.. and Bryan,My deepest sympathies on Chucks passing. May you find comfort in your memories of both Mom and Dad, knowing they are together. I’ll always remember how your Dad teased me about when I trapped in a beaver dam!

  • Benjamin Born

    I am so very sorry for your loss! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers through this hard time. Stay strong.

  • North Hills School Police

    Chuck & Family,
    On behalf of the NHSDP please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your Father. Remember the good times and all the memories that were made, those will get your through rough days. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.


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