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1 Lock Street
Nashua, NH 03064-2238
Phone: (603) 883-3401
Fax: (603) 881-3124
Lawrence Hornor

Lawrence Hornor

Sunday, April 28th, 1929 Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

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Lawrence Culver Hornor, 89, died peacefully on February 12, 2019 at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton. He was a long-time resident of Amherst, New Hampshire.
He was born April 28, 1929 in Clarksburg, West Virginia to Grace (Haymaker) and James Lee Hornor.
Mr. Hornor graduated from Yale University Phi Beta Kappa in 1951 and was a Baker Scholar at the Harvard Business School, Class of 1953. After serving in the United States Army he started his career in the Bettis Atomic Power Division of Westinghouse Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He moved to Nashua in 1959 where he began a 25-year career with Nashua Corporation, serving first as Comptroller, followed by Vice President of Corporate Development and Acquisitions overseeing several divisions including Computer Products, Photofinishing, Office Products and Specialty Chemicals. In 1967 while on an assignment at an office copy subsidiary of Nashua Corporation in London, he met his wife Holly Stevens.
After leaving Nashua Corporation he worked for Conway Management Company, where he assisted Mr. Conway in writing two books on Quality Control, before starting his own consulting business, Hornor Associates. He co-founded Pilgrim Medical Equipment, a home-health service which later was acquired by Keene Medical Equipment.
In 1988 he took the Series Seven exam to become a Financial Advisor and began a new career with Shearson Lehmann before joining A. G. Edwards and Sons where he worked until his retirement in 1997.
Mr. Hornor served on the boards of the Souhegan Valley Nursing Association, Treasurer of the Charles E. Nutt Fund of Southern NH Medical Center and the First Federal Savings Bank of Nashua.
He was a member of the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Milford. A long time summer resident of Ocean Point, Maine, Larry enjoyed sitting watching the sunsets on his porch overlooking the ocean which gave him great pleasure.
Larry is survived by his wife of 51 years Holly (Stevens) Hornor of Amherst, his children Mark of San Jose, CA, Richard of Framingham, MA, Elizabeth Boquet of Lausanne, Switzerland, Nye of Amherst, NH, Bart of Littleton, CO, Holly Cleary of Eliot, ME and Hilary Boynton of Topanga, CA and their spouses. In addition, he leaves eighteen grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two brothers Frank and Donald Hornor.
Larry will always be remembered as a kind, loving and generous husband, father and grandfather. His keen sense of humor and quiet demeanor will be remembered by his many friends.
SERVICES: A memorial service will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a donation in Larry's name to Share Outreach, Inc., One Columbus Avenue, Milford, NH 03055, the Boothbay Region Food Pantry, P. O. Box 63, East Boothbay, ME 04544 or the Boothbay Region YMCA, Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock Street, Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements, www.davisfuneralhomenh.com, (603) 883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER”.

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Dianne Eakin

I will always remember Larry as a sweet and kind man who always welcomed people into his home, often with the words, “And what can I get you for a drink?” Larry will be missed by all, especially me. Dianne Eakin
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Elizabeth Boquet

What a lovely thing to remember, Diane! Thanks so much for sharing his welcoming words -- brought a broad smile right across my face. Liz
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Hank Kiesel

Holly, I am saddened to of hear of Larry's passing. I have many fond memories in our time together growing up in Clarksburg. We were classmates at Central Junior High and also at Washington Irving High School. It was always a great pleasure to talk over our teenage years during the High School Reunions . Deepest sympathy for Larry's passing. May your memories keep you strong. Love, Hank Kiesel
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Elizabeth Boquet

Oh Hank, Thank you so much for writing. Dad spoke of you often. I believe you knew my mother, as well -- Joanne Linger. If ever, you can contact me by email lizboquet@gmail.com. I will be sure and mention your kind words to Holly -- I'm sure if she had your email she would write to you herself. Take care and warm wishes to you, Elizabeth Ann Hornor Boquet
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Marsha Cohen

Holly, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear Husband Larry. As you know I lost Allan after 56 years of marriage. I know it isn’t easy after you loose A husband after so many years. Please accept my condolences for your loss. As Always, Marsha
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Sonia

Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss of Hornor. May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.” (Phil. 4:7) May the hope of a resurrection right here on a restored earth bring you comfort. (John 5:28, 29) Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice 29 and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life) Psalm 37:11, 29) But the meek will possess the earth, And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace. The righteous will possess the earth, And they will live forever on it. My deepest sympathy
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