Mr. Lawrence C. Kolb Sr., 72, of
Thurmont, left his earthly home to
his Heavenly Home in the loving care
of Kline Hospice House, Mount Airy,
Md., on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004.
He is survived by his wife of 45
years, Beverley Ann Hurley Kolb.
Born on Aug. 6, 1931, in
Emmitsburg, he was a son of the late
Emanuel J. and Bessie M. Warrenfeltz
Mr. Kolb was a member of St.
Anthony's Shrine Parish, Emmitsburg.
He was employed as construction
superintendent for Bruchey Builders
Inc., retiring after years of
service. Later, he accepted the
position as caretaker for St.
Anthony's Church Cemetery, where he
proudly took on the responsibility
of researching, plotting and mapping
the cemetery lots. He was a veteran
of the U.S. Army, having served
during the Korean War, and was
assigned to guard duty at the White
House. He was a life member of VFW
Post 6658 and Knights of Columbus,
Brute' 1860, both of Emmitsburg;
South Mountain Rod & Gun Club,
Smithsburg; and a member of AMVETS
Post 0007, Thurmont.
Surviving beside his wife are
four children, Brenda L. Eyler and
husband Gregory L. of Thurmont,
Lawrence C. Kolb Jr. and wife
Michele L. of Orrstown, Pa., Timothy
W. Kolb and companion Ms. Terry
Burnstad of Thurmont, and Krista D.
Kolb of Cambridge, Md.; three
grandchildren, Jeffrey L. Eyler and
fiancee Sarah Keilholtz, Meaghan L.
Eyler, and Tylor I. Kolb; one
sister, Marie Kreps; and one
brother, Thomas Kolb.
He was preceded in death by three
brothers, Joseph, James and John
Kolb, and one sister, Martha Mummert.
Family will receive friends at
Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main
St., Thurmont, on Wednesday, August
4, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., with
a Christian Wake service being held
at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be offered at 10 a.m.
Thursday, at St. Anthony Shrine,
16150 St. Anthony's Road,
Emmitsburg, with the Rev. James
Hannon as celebrant. Interment will
be in the church cemetery.
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