Larry E. Zahno, age 68, of Lewiston, died on Monday, August 19, 2013 in Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, after a brief illness.
Larry was born May 4, 1945 in Ransomville, the son of the late Glenn H. and Dolores May (Bisher) Zahno. He attended Lewiston Porter High School and was a lifelong area resident. He married Patricia (DeLill) Zahno on May 24, 1969. Larry owned and operated Larry Zahno Trucking for 30 years, hauling produce for local farmers, fertilizer and logs. He then worked as a truck driver for Modern Disposal for a number of years before establishing an auto repair shop in Ransomville, which he had operated the last 12 years.
Larry loved camping and NASCAR. He had enjoyed drag racing at the Niagara Dragway, spending time at the casino and being with people and working.
He is survived by his wife, Pat; a son, Daniel (Stacey) Zahno of Ransomville; his grand- daughters, Lauren and Leah; a sister, Rita (late Jim) Rohring of Wilson; two brothers, Glenn H. (Suzanne) Zahno, Jr. of Ransomville and Wayne Zahno of Niagara Falls, NY; his sisters-in-law, Carol Burmaster, Michelle Figura and Mary Jo (Joe) Laduca; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 22, at 11:00 AM in the funeral home, with the Rev. Donald Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in North Ridge Cemetery, Church Rd., Town of Cambria. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. #1 Ambulance Fund, 145 N. 6th St., P.O. Box 748, Lewiston, NY 14092; or to a charity of one's choice.
Please visit www.hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online registry.