Leona Miller
B: 1930-08-05
D: 2019-10-15
View Details
Miller, Leona
Michael Studenski
B: 1932-01-31
D: 2019-10-10
View Details
Studenski, Michael
Jean Dougherty
B: 1933-05-16
D: 2019-09-29
View Details
Dougherty, Jean
Robert Gazoo
B: 1936-07-14
D: 2019-09-29
View Details
Gazoo, Robert
Katie Scholla
B: 1978-09-26
D: 2019-09-29
View Details
Scholla, Katie
Donna Healey
B: 1960-07-28
D: 2019-09-27
View Details
Healey, Donna
Mada Beyrent
B: 1941-11-30
D: 2019-09-26
View Details
Beyrent, Mada
Anna Marie Miller
B: 1972-06-18
D: 2019-09-25
View Details
Miller, Anna Marie
Paul Kramer
B: 1927-03-04
D: 2019-09-07
View Details
Kramer, Paul
Beatrice Burke
B: 1934-10-08
D: 2019-09-05
View Details
Burke, Beatrice
Charles Marsala
B: 1926-02-13
D: 2019-08-31
View Details
Marsala, Charles
Francis Gerchman
D: 2019-08-22
View Details
Gerchman, Francis
Michael Kaminski
D: 2019-08-18
View Details
Kaminski, Michael
Mary Brown Straub
D: 2019-08-14
View Details
Brown Straub, Mary
Albert Miller
B: 1939-05-21
D: 2019-08-11
View Details
Miller, Albert
Rosemary Roberts
B: 1949-08-29
D: 2019-08-08
View Details
Roberts, Rosemary
Harold McClemens
B: 1948-02-06
D: 2019-08-07
View Details
McClemens, Harold
John Duggan
B: 1942-12-31
D: 2019-08-04
View Details
Duggan, John
Patrick O'Shea
B: 1952-03-17
D: 2019-08-03
View Details
O'Shea, Patrick
Robert Balendy
D: 2019-08-01
View Details
Balendy, Robert
Jeffrey Lee
D: 2019-07-28
View Details
Lee, Jeffrey


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
436 Cedar Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: (570) 343-2212
Fax: (570) 961-2326
Lawrence Dutcher

Lawrence A. Dutcher

January 26, 1946 - July 14, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Lawrence Dutcher, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Lawrence Dutcher with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Beloved husband, brother, father, and grandfather Lawrence Alan Dutcher departed this world for the
next one on July 14, 2019, succumbing to long-term illness at the age of 73.
Larry, or Dutch as many friends called him, was born January 26, 1946 in Scranton, PA to Donald and
Mildred (Henn) Dutcher. He was a skilled artist who primarily worked in bronze sculpture and oil
painting whose love of art began at home with his parents and grandparents' works. His formal
education began at Scranton Tech High School and he refined his trade at The Art Students League of
New York, NY and Keystone College in LaPlume PA where he later worked as an adjunct faculty
member. He was a retired machinist from Trion Industries Inc, of Wilkes-Barre and had a love for
nature and the outdoors.
Larry served in the Airforce as a Crew Chief during the Vietnam War and taught Tang Soo Do Karate to
other soldiers when martial arts were not well accepted by the general public. He was able to sway
superiors who previously did not value martial arts, by demonstrating the physical and mental control
they can provide.
Locally, his best-known works stand in downtown Scranton of Tadeusz Kosciuszko which is located on
Spruce Street, and the iconic statue of Edward J. Lynett on Penn Avenue. His other works are scattered
across the country and globe.
Larry was raised and lived in Dutch Hollow in South Side Scranton and was a member of the Parker
Hill Church in Dickson City. On September 13, 1975, he married Theresa H. Evanick. Their family
grew to include daughter, Amie, and sons, Josiah and Jeremy, and eventually son and daughters in law
and grandchildren.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents and by his brother Marc Dutcher and is survived and
forever loved by his wife of 44 years Theresa, his children and their spouses, sister Donna Shelp,
brother Scott Dutcher, five grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family expresses heart-felt thanks for the comforting and reassuring services Allied Services
Hospice provided for Larry and his family during a deeply personal and trying time.

Funeral services and Military Honors will be held Saturday at 5 pm in the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton. Friends and family may pay their respects Saturday from 2 pm until service time. Interment in Fairview Memorial Park will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Allied Hospice, 511 Morgan Hwy., Scranton, PA 18505.
Please visit the funeral home website to leave an online condolence.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Lawrence A. Dutcher, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Miller Bean Funeral Home, Inc
    436 Cedar Avebue
    SCRANTON, PA 18505
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    July 20, 2019 | 5:00pm
    July 20, 2019 5:00pm
    Miller Bean Funeral Home, Inc
    436 Cedar Avebue
    SCRANTON, PA 18505
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Fairview Memorial park
    Rt 435
    ELMHURST, PA 18416
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Lawrence here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Audrey Jackson and Joe Kondrosky....and family and Cardinal Glass Mountaintop have sent flowers to the family of Lawrence A. Dutcher.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Audrey Jackson and Joe Kondrosky....and family

Posted at 10:05am
We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. We love you all. Prayimg that our Lord. And SaviourJesus Strengthens. You. All
Flower Image

Audrey Jackson and Joe Kondrosky....and family purchased flowers for the family of Lawrence Dutcher. Send Flowers


Jonathan Hale

Posted at 03:50pm
Deepest condolences to the family


Posted at 02:30pm
Our deepest sympathy to you, Theresa, Amie, Josiah, and Jeremy and to all extended family. Larry was a true gentleman. He was so kind and so intelligent and he gave the best bear hugs anyone could as for. Such a talented artist, indeed. We are blessed to have known him and are proud to have called him our friend.

With love, Donny and Mary Ann Riccardella


carol krupski

Posted at 11:04am
To know him was to experience that twinkle in his eye when he grabbed your attention
To know him was to experience that gift he had for intense conversation and ability to share ideas
To know him was to experience a man living as meaningful a life as anyone could hope to imagine

The sadness of his passing will be tempered by the joyful memories of his existence

With our deepest sympathy to Theresa, Amie, Josiah, Jeremy and Donna and Scott

Carol and Jerry Krupski

Cardinal Glass Mountaintop

Posted at 07:51am
We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
Flower Image

Cardinal Glass Mountaintop purchased flowers for the family of Lawrence Dutcher. Send Flowers


Photos & Videos

Photo Album