Lawrence Martin Abramovitz

Lawrence Martin Abramovitz, 96, of Purdy, passed away May 11, 2020 at his home in Purdy. He was born in Purdy Nov. 11, 1923; to the late George and Rose (Staponski) Abramovitz. He was married in 1950 to Dolores Perch; she preceded him in death in 1969.
He was a retired farmer and a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II in the Pacific Theater and receiving a purple heart during his combat time. He was also a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield, the Monett V.F.W. Post #4207, and the Monett American Legion.
He is survived by: sons, Larry Abramovitz of Pierce City, George (Tamara) Abramovitz of Springfield, Bill Abramovitz of Monett and Ted (Beth) Abramovitz of Purdy; daughters, Linda McAllister of Monett and Debbie (Bill) Harvey of Rocky Comfort; brother, Julius Abramovitz of Pierce City; sister, Rosemary White of Kansas City; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his parents; wife; daughter, Barbara Wimberley; brothers, Edmund Abramovitz and Leo Abramovitz; and daughter-in-law, Teresa Abramovitz.
A private family Rosary for Lawrence was held May 14, 2020 with visitation that followed Rosary at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Graveside services with full military honors were held May 15, 2020 at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Pulaskifield.
Due to COVID-19 the family has requested that if you plan to attend either of the services on Thursday or Friday that you please wear a facial mask. Also due to Covid-19 a private family memorial Mass for Lawrence will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.


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