Official Obituary of

Larry W. Safford

September 4, 1947 ~ March 1, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Larry Safford Obituary

Larry W. Safford

PORT ALLEGANY- Larry W. Safford, 76, of Wildwood Dr., passed away Friday (Mar.1, 2024) in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.

      Born September 4, 1947, he was a son of Victor C. and Joyce M. Lilly Safford.

      Larry was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of Otto-Eldred High School, class of 1967.

      He was employed with Verallia Co. (formerly Pierce Glass Co.) of Port Allegany, retiring Jan. 11, 2011, after 40 years of service.  

       Larry was a veteran, having served with the US Army, during the Vietnam War. 

      He is survived by three nieces: Jennifer Safford and Vicki (Jim) Borowsky both of Port Allegany, Tara (Nathan) Stake of Texas; three nephews: Jason Babola of Bradford, Clay Tronetti of Smethport, and Stacy Cochran of Texas; and a sister-in-law, Wanda Safford of Port Allegany.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Charles V. Safford and Leslie L. VanGorder; two sisters, Linda K. VanGorder Babola and Marsha Safford, and a nephew, Barry Cochran.

      At Larry’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service.  

      Memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  

      Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.

      Condolences can be made to:  Jennifer L. Safford, 24 Upper Pportage Rd., Port Allegany, PA 16743.


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