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Lawrence Gilbert Monet

November 21, 1940 — March 30, 2022


Lawrence Gilbert Monet


Lawrence G. Monet, a builder and craftsman, passed away on March 30, 2022 in Davenport, FL. Born in Boston, he was the oldest child of Roger and Cecilia Monet. He spent much of his life in Braintree, MA and in the White Mountains of NH which was his Heaven on Earth. Larry graduated from Quincy Trade High School in 1958 and became a Master Plumber and pipe fitter. Self employed, he enjoyed a career as a Contractor, designing, remodeling and building houses. Cabinet making was his favorite specialty, along with creating beautiful furniture treasured by his entire family.
Larry served 2 years in the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Robert L. Wilson. He spent 3 days in a silo saving his ship from flooding as he was the only welder on board.
He served as State Secretary of the Massachusetts Jaycees, rising to Senator and National Director. Memberships included the B.P.O.E. 2622 in Braintree, MA and the American Legion 46 in Conway, NH. where he served as Chaplain, officiating Veterans Day and Memorial Day ceremonies.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, square dancing, cooking, Shooting, teaching gun safety, watching westerns, road trips and playing cards. His greatest loves were doing for others, playing cribbage with Gail and his family, and having a rum and coke at 5:00.
Larry was preceded in death by his best friend and beloved wife, Gail, niece Monique MacDonald Swauger, brother Arthur, sister Suzanne MacDonald and her husband John, and grandnephew Cameron MacDonald.
Larry is survived by his daughter Laurene Monet of Davenport, FL. from his first marriage to Janet Perron, stepson Glenn and his wife Pam from California, stepdaughter Laurie and her husband Wayne from Colorado whom he loved as his own, from his second marriage to Janet Witham, sister Marcia Domaingue and her husband Paul of Boynton Beach FL., the Monaghan family from his marriage to Gail, many adored step grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was a 555J5 and will be missed by many.
A Memorial gathering will be held April 30, 2022 at 2:00 at the home Larry created, 176 Tortuga Ct, Davenport, FL. His ashes will be scattered in N.H. at a later date. Donations can be made to the American Legion.  

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