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Lawrence L. Winans II 1951-2021

LEAVITTSBURG — Lawrence L. Winans II, 69, of Leavittsburg, formerly of Meadville, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, Warren, due to complications of COVID-19.

Lawrence was born Oct. 28, 1951, in Meadville, Pa., the son of the late Lawrence L. and Larue Bennett Winans.

Lawrence was a graduate of Meadville Area Senior High School, Class of 1969, and served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. In 1978, he completed an apprenticeship in tool and die at Imperial Carbide Inc. For close to 30 years, he worked as a tool and die maker for Packard Electric Co., Warren, retiring in 2006. Lawrence was then employed by Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs, working with the Meals On Wheels program. He was a member of Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table and Trumbull Lodge 186, Loyal Order of Moose, Warren. He cherished making memories with others and enjoyed traveling to historic landmarks with many family and friends, cruising throughout the Northern Hemisphere and learning and disseminating his family genealogy and U.S. history.

His generous nature was evident through his dedication to others, whether he was delivering Meals On Wheels, restoring family headstones and monuments or just being a good neighbor. He will be sadly missed.

Lawrence is survived by a brother, Shane Winans (Sandra), and sisters-in-law, Kathleen Winans and Linda Winans, all of Meadville; several nieces and nephews, Andy Winans (Deanna), Melissa Herrmann (Eric) and their son, Logan, Bradley Winans (girlfriend, Maureen Chapin), Sarah Burroughs (Josh), Ronda Mitrik (Greg) and their children, Heath and Devon, Steven Winans (Leah) and their children, Jase and Cy, and Susan Winans. He is further survived by several cousins, aunts and uncles; and lifelong friend, Huntington Christie.

Family and friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 4040 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pa. 16335, where funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, with the Rev. Benjamin Travis, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Meadville, Pa. officiating. CDC guidelines will be followed.

Lawrence will be laid to rest in Lyona Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in Lawrence’s memory, to Humane Society of Crawford County, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335 or Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs, 2959 Youngstown Road, Warren, OH 44484.

Arrangements are under the direction of Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Share a memory or condolence at www.miznerfu neralhome.com.

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