SOUTH PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Lawrence W. Crawford, 65 of South Pymatuning Township, passed away Sunday afternoon, September 10, 2023, in his home.

He was born December 1, 1957, in Butler, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Howard and Donna (Furey) Crawford.  

A jack of all trades, Larry was a self-employed handyman. He excelled in electrical work, plumbing, roofing and as a mechanic.     

He enjoyed being outside doing yard work, hunting and working on his favorite car, a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am.

Larry is survived by his partner of 28 years, Vicki (Michael) Gilliland; a daughter, Jamie Crawford (Dave Garcia) of Youngstown, Ohio; three sisters, Linda Scott of Wheatland, Stacey Crawford of Mercer and Kimberly Wolfe (Jay) of Greenville and two brothers, Richard Crawford (Lynn) of Sharpsville and Peter Crawford of Cool Springs Township.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his two sisters, Bonnie Watterson and Kathy Kane. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2023 at E & B Family Restaurant, 3038 McCartney Road, Youngstown, OH 44505. A bonfire will be held at the home in the near future.  

Arrangements are being handled by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


A television tribute will air Wednesday, September 13 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.