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Mr. Lawrence Ott

Mr. Lawrence Stephen Ott, 52, of George Street, Taneytown, died Monday, Feb. 19, at his residence. He was the husband of Peggy Stambaugh Ott, his wife of 24 years.

Born April 9, 1948, in Emmitsburg, he was a son of the late William and Clara Mae Cool Ott Sr. Mr. Ott was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg; the Sons of the American Legion Post 120, Taneytown; and Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 2226, Littlestown, Pa.

At the time of his death he was employed as a machine operator at Evapco Inc., Taneytown. Surviving in addition to his wife are four children, Cheryl Beall of Gettysburg, Pa., Donald Wachtel, John Wachtel and S. Michael Ott, all of Taneytown; seven grandchildren; one brother, William Ott Jr. of Thurmont; and one sister, Frances Ann Strausburg of Waynesville, Ohio. He was preceded in death by one brother, Philip Carroll Ott Sr.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg, with his pastor, the Rev. James O. Kiernan, as the celebrant. Interment in New St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Emmitsburg.

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