Lawrence R. McCloskey

Lawrence R. McCloskey, 77, of Gloversville, departed from us to our Heavenly Father on Thursday, December 26, 2013. He was born in Gloversville on July 29, 1936, to Margaret and Lawrence McCloskey. Larry was a Nationwide agent for 39 years. He served in the National Guard and was a member of the Jaycees. Larry loved Saratoga race track and telling unending strings of jokes which will be missed.

He is survived by brothers, Terry, Arthur, Pat and Bob McCloskey; and his sister and angel, Maureen Bump; children, Kathleen Hall-Lanteri, Lisa Crocetta, Lawrence McCloskey, Mike McCloskey, and Robert McCloskey; 12 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the John W. Finocan Funeral Home Inc., 13 Prospect Ave., Gloversville. Online condolences may be made at

A private dedication mass for family will be at a later date.