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Thorbourne; Lawrence Gregory

Posted By Obits On September 13, 2022 @ 11:10 am In Obituaries | 70 Comments

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Thorbourne, Lawrence Gregory -82, Liverpool, NS

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of a husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother in law and friend.

Born in Liverpool, Larry was a son of the late Harry “Bud” and Audrey (Kaulback) Thorbourne.

Larry was an avid sportsman, hunter, carpenter and all around go to guy who was loved by many. There are quite a few homes that have his hand prints on them. His greatest love was family and making sure they were okay, his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were at the fore front of things.

Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Wanda (Whynot); sons, Brad (Tina) of Brooklyn, Todd of Liverpool; daughter, Tina (Mel) of Hebb’s Cross; grandchildren, Lindsay (Walter), Jeremy (Megan), Joshua (Jen), Cole (Jenn), Rebecca (Aaron), Matthew (Alisha); great grandchildren, Hunter, Kassidy, Jasmine, Kaiden Lowe, Tatum, Arianna and Roman Thorbourne, Gregory and Lizabeth Fisher; brother, Wayne (Mabel) Thorbourne; sisters, Linda Thorbourne and Paula Freeman; brother in laws, Eddy (Marilyn) Whynot, Orean Whynot, Kirk (Donna) Whynot and Faron (Jackie) Whynot, sister in laws Coreen (Greg) Thorbourne and Shelly (Michael) Connolly.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by a great grandson, Mason Frail; sister, Andrea Thorbourne; sister in laws, Claudette Thorbourne and Carol Whynot; parents in law, Wallace and Barbara Whynot and brother in law, Hartford Whynot.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandler’s Funeral Home. There will be no service as per Larry’s request. Donations may be made to the War Amps of Canada. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com.

The family would like to thank the SSRH and the 3rd Floor Med/Surgical unit, but our heartfelt thanks goes to his favorite nurse, Paula, your compassion and care that you gave to our loved one gave us peace, thank you so much.

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Condolence from Peggy Wamboldt on September 13th, 2022 12:09 pm

RIP Uncle Larry. And our condolences and love to his family.
Love Peggy & family

Condolence from Liza Zwicker on September 13th, 2022 12:11 pm

Wanda, Erin and the entire family,

So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Please know our thoughts, prayers and love are with you at this difficult time. Hold your memories close as the days move forward.

Liza, Jeff and family

Condolence from Deborah Thistle on September 13th, 2022 12:20 pm

We are so sorry to hear of your great loss. May all of your wonderful memories help you through the difficult days. We will be keeping everyone in our thoughts.

Condolence from Betty Meisner on September 13th, 2022 12:26 pm

To the family
Sending my condolences to all
Hold fast to those memories and the good times that someday you can reminisce the good times you had
Take care all ‘s and love ❤️❤️ being sent.

Condolence from janet macnutt on September 13th, 2022 12:38 pm

Wanda and family sorry to hear of your loss , love and prayers are with you

Condolence from Marsha, Gordie & Marion on September 13th, 2022 12:53 pm

Wanda and family thinking of you all at this very sad time.

Condolence from Tanya on September 13th, 2022 12:53 pm

My condolences go out to the family… Hugs ❤❤❤

Condolence from Gary/Wendy Feindel on September 13th, 2022 1:21 pm

What a great guy! RIP Larry.

Condolence from Billand Anna Cox on September 13th, 2022 1:55 pm

Wanda and family, and ntended Thorbourne families

We are sorry to read of Larry’s passing and extend sympathy to all.

Condolence from Jordan and Bella Oickle on September 13th, 2022 2:11 pm

Sending our condolences to you all.

Condolence from Kathryn and Randy on September 13th, 2022 2:25 pm

Wanda and Family sorry to hear of Larry’s passing, thinking of you all at this sad time

Condolence from Marsha & Mike Ringer on September 13th, 2022 2:33 pm

Our deepest condolences to the whole family.

Condolence from Heather Wagner-Brine and Colin Brine on September 13th, 2022 2:48 pm

Dear Tina, Mel and family,

We send our sincerest condolences to you and your family on your loss. May many treasured memories bring you comfort in the days and months to come. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

With Love,
Heather and Colin

Condolence from David Sampson and family on September 13th, 2022 3:05 pm

Wanda, Brad, Todd and Tina and all of your families I want to send my heartfelt sympathies. Larry was one of my favourites in our big extended families, a great guy and always took care of my parents like they were his own.

Condolence from Doug & Dot Winters on September 13th, 2022 3:25 pm

Wanda and family
Sorry for your loss. Lots of good memories with Larry as we grew up together and played on the same teams. Will be thinking of you during these difficult times.

Condolence from Bobby,Charlotte and Peggy Kelley on September 13th, 2022 3:37 pm

Wanda and family. Please accept our sincere condolences. May your wonderful memories help you through the difficult days ahead.

Condolence from Gordon and Jackie Eisnor on September 13th, 2022 3:51 pm

To Wanda and all Larry’s family,our sincere condolences.

Condolence from John & Darlene Chandler on September 13th, 2022 4:43 pm

Larry was like family to us; someone who wanted us to be our best, shook his head when we weren’t, laughed when we messed up but was always ready to help us out of that mess. He treated our kids with kindness and had a special spot in his heart for Megan, as she did for him. He could grow cucumbers and tomatoes like nobody else. He had a great dry sense of humour and we always enjoyed our chats with him in the backyard. He was irreplaceable and will be very missed by us all. Hugs and love to his family. We are holding you all close in our hearts.

Condolence from Eddie Jollimore on September 13th, 2022 4:57 pm

Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. My condolences to the family. RIP Larry

Condolence from Kallie on September 13th, 2022 4:59 pm

So sorry Wanda and family for your loss. My Dad misses Larry so much but has lots of great memories and stories to share❤️

Condolence from Dennis & Sherri Harrington on September 13th, 2022 5:02 pm

Sending heartfelt condolences to all of the family, take care ❤️

Condolence from Peggy and Richard Hatt on September 13th, 2022 5:42 pm

Dear Wanda and all of Larry’s family …
It is with great sadness knowing that your loved one has passed May the love of your family and many friends give you strength in the coming days .Larry was a good friend of my brother’s ,he will miss him greatly .
Take care of each other ,Sincerely Peggy and Richard Hatt

Condolence from Leo (Sam) and Carole Sampson on September 13th, 2022 5:44 pm

Wanda and Family, Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time

Condolence from Boomie and Brenda on September 13th, 2022 5:56 pm

Wanda and all the family

We are so sorry for your loss.Larry certainly will be missed by everyone.we send our deepest sympathy to all of you

Condolence from Ellen Macdonald on September 13th, 2022 6:09 pm

Wanda (and family)

So sad to learn of the passing of Larry.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all now and in the up coming days and months ahead..
Larry had such a memorable smile. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew him and loved him.
Tons of hugs to you Wanda. Thinking of you.

Condolence from Teresa Smiley on September 13th, 2022 6:15 pm

My sincere condolences to Larry’s wife, Wanda, and all of his family and friends.

Teresa Smiley

Condolence from Brad Norman on September 13th, 2022 6:43 pm

I am sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Condolences to the family.

Condolence from Linda Lucier on September 13th, 2022 6:44 pm

Wanda and family. So sorry to hear this very sad news, please accept my sincere condolences .

Condolence from Wendell and Susan (Pyke) Whynot on September 13th, 2022 6:54 pm

Our sincere condolences to you, Wanda, and family. May you find comfort in your memories of the good times.

Condolence from Duncan & Goretti MacIsaac on September 13th, 2022 9:15 pm

Dear Thorbourne Family,

Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. As mentioned in his obituary, his family was his everything. He certainly did a great job raising them.

Condolence from David & Judy Whynott of mersey point on September 13th, 2022 9:49 pm

Wanda and all for Larry’s family we send our sincere condolences. I was shocked to hear the news. Larry was a great guy and he will be missed by his many friends.bless you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Clyde and David Whynot on September 13th, 2022 9:54 pm

RIP Larry Condolence to Wanda and all the family take care

Condolence from Sally Fader on September 13th, 2022 9:56 pm

Dear Wanda and family:
So sorry to read that Larry has passed away. He was a great guy and will be sorely missed. He was a close friend of my brother, Jim. They both took part in sports and became very good friends.
Sending my sincere condolences at this very sad and difficult time.

Condolence from Prince of Wales lodge #29 on September 13th, 2022 10:05 pm

On behalf of Prince of Wales Lodge we would like to send condolences to Wanda and all of your family for your loss.Larry was a member with us for a lot of years and we will miss him.bless you all at this sad time. Rest in peace brother Larry.

Condolence from Elizabeth( Bette Ann) Wigglesworth on September 13th, 2022 10:21 pm

To the Thorbourne family
My deepest condolences to you all with the loss of Larry. The pictures say it all as as a family man with beautiful children all around him. My husband Jim and he were the same age and shared the same passion for baseball. He had a wonderful visit on your veranda with Larry before he passed away in 2013. He was so touched by that visit ..I remember well.
To all of your families.. my deepest sympathy.
Bette Ann Wigglesworth( Manthorne)

Condolence from Kim Harvey & family on September 13th, 2022 10:29 pm

Wanda, Brad, Todd, Tina and family – Thinking if you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Myrtle D’Eon on September 13th, 2022 11:48 pm

My sympathies to you Wanda and your family

Condolence from gloria aulenback and on September 14th, 2022 12:17 am

gloria aulenback
september 14, 2022 at12:13 am

sorry to hear of larrys passing. my condolences
to all of the family.

Condolence from Sharon & Philip Thorbourne on September 14th, 2022 3:29 am

Wanda & Family
So sorry for your loss, he was a good Man, won’t be the same without Larry dropping in for a morning coffee & sitting on the Chopping block in the basement, so he could flick his ashes in the furnace. Rest In Peace, hope they have some Eat more Chocolate bars up there for you.
Love Sharon & Philip

Condolence from Marianna Seamone on September 14th, 2022 7:19 am

My condolences to u all at this difficult time. RIP


Condolence from Stephen and Marilyn Anthony on September 14th, 2022 8:19 am

Sorry for your loss

Condolence from Nikki Canning on September 14th, 2022 9:40 am

To Wanda, Brad, Todd, Tina and family. So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. I have great memories of Larry, his stories, his kindness and how he always made me laugh. He truly loved his family and it always showed when he talked about all of you. May he rest in peace, my deepest condolences.

Condolence from Dennis & Linda MacKinnon on September 14th, 2022 9:57 am

Wanda and Family, We were saddened to hear of Larry’s passing and want to extend our sympathy to you and the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Charlie Greer on September 14th, 2022 10:46 am

Yvonne & Charlie Greer

To the family
We offer our sincere condolences on the passing of Larry. Our prayers are with you

Condolence from Murray & Myrna Wigglesworth on September 14th, 2022 11:06 am

So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was a school mate of my brother Jim and a good friend of his over the years.
Please accept our sincerest condolences.
Murray & Myrna Wigglesworth

Condolence from Susan M MacLeod on September 14th, 2022 4:52 pm

To Larry’s family

We are sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He surely will be missed. Our sincere condolences.

Susan MacLeod
Murray Cluett

Condolence from bETTY cOX on September 14th, 2022 8:40 pm

Dear Wanda and family. mydeepestsympathy to all of you I was totally shocked and saddened to read the obituary of Larrys death and. will keep alll of you in prayer and GOD BLESS AND LOVE TO. ALL ., ESPECIALLY SISTER LINDA. BETTY WOLFE. COX AND FAMILY

Condolence from Darlene Connolly on September 14th, 2022 11:26 pm

To the family. – Sincere condolences on the passing of Larry. He certainly was a well liked guy. He will definitely be missed by family and friends.

Condolence from James Thorbourne on September 15th, 2022 6:11 am

Wanda, Todd, Brad, Tina and Families,

Our thoughts and prayers are for you during this difficult time. We will miss Larry very much and will keep a fire going in the ‘building’ for him. You have our heartfelt condolences.

James and Joanne

Condolence from Bruce and Charlene White on September 15th, 2022 8:00 am

Dear Wanda and family. We have some good memories of Larry from Bowater days. Bruce learned a lot from Larry in the steam plant and had great respect for him. Sending our sincere sympathy to everyone.

Condolence from Marilyn Malone on September 15th, 2022 9:06 am

To Larry”s Family:
So sorry for your LOSS.Rough on the outside but such a gentle heart. Will miss hearing
his voice telling his sister to get her butt on the step for a smoke. In his world now there will be lots
for Larry to do but most of his time will be watching over the family he left behind,
Rest in Peace and Pain Free Larry.

Condolence from George and Janet Fletcher on September 15th, 2022 9:42 am

We are so sorry to hear about Larry’s passing. Our condolences to family.

Condolence from Allan and Beth LaRocque on September 15th, 2022 10:45 am

To The Family.

We are very sorry to hear of Larry passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Byron Whynacht on September 15th, 2022 11:11 am

Condolences to the Thorbourne family. R.I.P. Larry from an ole school buddy

Condolence from Marilyn Whynot on September 15th, 2022 11:12 am

To Wanda and family sending my sincere condolences on your loss . Hold close special memories spent together as a family .

Condolence from Murray and Donna Rolfe on September 15th, 2022 7:27 pm

Sorry to hear.Sending our condolence’s to all the Family.

Condolence from Jeanette Elizabeth Toplis on September 15th, 2022 7:41 pm

I was very sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Sending my sincere condolences to all of the family.

Condolence from Doug and Sylvia Zwicker , Brian and Kim Mansfield on September 15th, 2022 8:37 pm

We are so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. It will be strange not seeing him sitting on the front deck smoking his cigarettes. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Jim Sapp on September 15th, 2022 8:53 pm

My sincere condolences to Wanda and family;
I always enjoyed talking with Larry remembering our school days particularly sports.

Condolence from Krista Harvey on September 15th, 2022 9:53 pm

Wanda, Todd, Brad, Tina and Family

sending my Condolences on the loss of your Husband and Father.

Thinking of you all

Krista Harvey

Condolence from Sherry Leroyq on September 15th, 2022 10:18 pm

Brad, Tina, Todd and Wanda, I am so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was a remarkable man that treated me with love and respect for the years I knew him. Sending big hugs.

Condolence from R. Keith wyer on September 16th, 2022 8:57 am

My condolences to Wanda and her family……..I spent many enjoyable hours on the softball field with Larry and his father over 50 years ago when I first arrived in the area…always enjoyed our talks at the post office these late years………BEST REGARDS. KEITH WYER

Condolence from ELLEN on September 16th, 2022 12:14 pm

so sad to hear of larry’s passing. remembering the old days as kids. larry and jack were school buddies. our condolences to wanda and family…

Condolence from Bridget Tutty on September 16th, 2022 3:29 pm

Thank you Wanda and Larry for being the best second parents to my sister Jennifer and I. You looked after us with such great care, love and humor. We have so many happy memories of your lovely home. Larry is still #1 in my books, (as he would often tell me with his great laugh). All my love and condolences to Wanda and the Thorbourne family.

Condolence from Sharl-Anne Briere on September 16th, 2022 9:22 pm

Wanda and family, so sorry to hear of your lose. My thoughts are with you all!!


Condolence from Carolyn and George Parnell on September 17th, 2022 11:30 am

Sending our sincere condolences to the family

Condolence from Calvin & Phyllis Whynot & Family from Ontario on September 18th, 2022 7:29 am

Our Sincere condolences to Wanda and Thorbourne family RIP Larry

Condolence from Phyllis C Tutty on September 18th, 2022 10:07 am

Wanda and family,

Yorke and I are so saddened for your loss.. Wanda, Larry and family you were the very
best. You took care of our girls for several years and they were so well taken care of by your whole
family. Wanda, we will miss seeing you and Larry on your front veranda. Take care, we will be thinking
of you .Please accept our sincere condolences.

Phyllis & Yorke

Condolence from Casey & Anne Cyros on September 18th, 2022 11:36 pm

Dear Wanda and family – we are deeply saddened by Larry’s passing. We will never forget the skilled. Carpentry work he did for us at our cottage in Port Mouton. That included the rider mower shed he built and signed as “Larry’s Cottage”. We smiled when I saw where he placed the single window – facing the apple trees that attract deer in the fall. Whenever we were in Liverpool on our few annual visits, we alway looked forward to seeing Larry and his dry sense of humor as well as a source of how-to’s for tackling any problem at the cottage. I know this – they’ll be a roar of thunder if I don’t deal correctly with future cottage issues! RIP Larry, and much love to Wanda. Casey & Anne

Condolence from Kim Masland, MLA on September 19th, 2022 9:21 am

To Larry’s Family,

Please accept my condolences for your loss. I hope your many precious memories will comfort your hurting hearts. Larry will be deeply missed by his many family, friends and community.

My sincere condolences.

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