Lawrence James "Larry" ComasNovember 7, 1951 ~ October 26, 2020 (age 68)
Memorial Services for Lawrence James “Larry” Comas, age 68, of Norfolk, will be 10:00 a.m., November 14, 2020 at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue. Inurnment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Military honors by Nebraska Army National Guard Honor Guard, VFW Post 1644, American Legion Post 16, and the American Legion Post 16 Riders. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the chapel. Face Masks are requested at the service. The service will be live streamed on the Home for Funerals Facebook page. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
He passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at the Norfolk Veterans Home.
Lawrence was born November 7, 1951 in Chicago, IL to James Lawrence and Marilyn Ruth (Johnson) Comas. He graduated from Luther South High School in Chicago. Larry earned a bachelor’s degree and almost completed a master’s degree from Wayne State College in History.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from August 28, 1969 until April 16, 1972.
Philosopher, poet, artist and friend—Larry lived in Socratic, thoughtful dialogue with the people and the world around him. His creativity and conversation enriched the minds and brightened the days of many souls over the years. He was Christian in his faith, highly valued his sobriety and the recovery fellowship at 303 Madison Ave.
Larry is survived by his brother Paul Comas of Cliffside Park, NJ, sister Monica Fullmer of Centennial, CO, cousins Linda Bergman Meaden of Balaton, MN, Bonnie Borchard of Minnetonka, MN and David Okun of Niles, IL, special friends Reverend Jeff (Kim) Warner, Mark Hamilton, Russ Schwartz, Cecilia Weston Van Fleet, and Zem Sedriks.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Robert “Bob” Comas.
A special thanks to all of Larry’s caregivers over the years at the Norfolk Regional Center and the Norfolk Veterans Home.