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Obituary for Lawrence Joseph Jemmott

Lawrence Joseph Jemmott Sr passed away on December 10, 2021 in Boston, MA.

He was born September 14, 1951 in Boston, MA to Richard and Frances Jemmott. “Larry” as everyone calls him was the 3rd child of 6. Larry lived his entire life A proud Roxbury Resident. He attended English High school, went on to work for the City Water commission and later as an EMT.

In 1980 he married his wife Olive Jones of Boston, MA and together they raised their 3 kids Lashonda, Delenora and Larry Jr; He spent many of his days as a devoted father and husband and could often be seen in the neighborhood with his kids, involved in many community activities and school events.

Larry was known as very loving and caring individual, always going the extra mile for his family and those he loved and cared for. He could always be found smiling and joking. Forever the life of the party and oftentimes an individual to place things into perspective with an attitude of positivity and gratefulness for life. He always believed that if you tend to what you need you will get what you want. Also affectionately know as Pop-pop , he was very involved in raising his grandchildren. He was always happy to see and take care of them.

Larry is Survived by His wife of 41 years Olive Jemmott, His 2 daughters Lashonda & Delenora, his 4 Grandchildren Madison, Brooke, Mia and Logan. His 2 sisters Frances Robinson and Francell Simons; 2 Brothers David and Phillip Jemmott; and countless extended family and lifelong friends that will miss him dearly.

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