Lawrence Brodell
June 22, 2021

Funeral Information

June 25 2021 - 1:00 pm
Emanu-El Israel Cemetery, Greensburg, PA

Lawrence Brodell of Boca Raton, Florida, formerly of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, at the age of 99. He was the beloved husband of the late Norma Davis Brodell for over 71 years. 

Larry was born in Brooklyn, New York, on March 31, 1922, son of the late Alexander and Frances Baron Brodell. He grew up in New York and attended Brooklyn Technical High School and received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Larry was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II where he served as a Flight Control Officer.

He was associated with Davis Super Market from 1946 until 1978, serving as Secretary-Treasurer for many years.

Larry was adored and cherished by his family: sister Ann (late Larry) Ward; children Linda (Jeffrey) Reisner and the late Joanne (Jack) Alpern; grandchildren Barbara Reisner (William Tompkins), Sharon Reisner Rude (Michael Rude), Julie Alpern and David (Lisa) Alpern; great-grandchildren Owen Tompkins, Benjamin and Alexandra Rude, and Noa and Joshua Alpern; sisters-in-law Phyllis (late Robert) Davis, Ada (late Stanford) Davis and Melva (late Mark) Weisberger; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was a member of Congregation Emanu-el Israel in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. 

Graveside Services Friday in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Memorial contributions may be sent to Congregation Emanu-el Israel, 222 North Main Street, Greensburg, PA 15601.

Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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So very sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man.

By Judy and Jeff Gelfand - June 24, 2021