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Larry Paul Harrington

August 13, 1936 — December 24, 2022

Mason City

Larry Paul Harrington, 86, of Mason City passed away peacefully December 24, 2022, at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City.

Larry was born August 13, 1936, to Paul and Loudell (Cheney) Harrington in Mason City. He served as a parachute rigger in the United States Navy from 1955-59. During that time, he met his wife, Gale and they married July 15, 1956. Together they had three sons: Steve, Mark, and Troy. After the Navy, he worked at Lehigh Cement from 1959-66. He was a Firefighter First Class with the Mason City Fire Department from 1966 until he retired in 1992.

During his retirement he enjoyed winters with Gale in Casa Grande, AZ, playing softball, swimming, and hiking.  Summers in Mason City, he enjoyed biking, archery, watching the Bald Eagles and spending time (with the gang) at McD’s and the YMCA.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Gale (Schmitz) Harrington; his parents, Paul and Loudell Harrington, and his brother William Harrington. 

He is survived by his three sons, Steve (Lynette) Harrington of Mason City, Mark (Sandra) Harrington of Plymouth, and Troy (Mary) Harrington of St. Charles, IL; his sisters, Phyllis Lau of Mason City, Shirley Portis of Mason City, and Deborah (Roger) Schmidt of Garner; his 6 grandchildren, Ashley Harrington of Clear Lake, Weston Harrington of St. Charles, IL, Kyle Harrington of Mason City, Kayla (Billy) Boccio of Odessa, FL, Vaughn (Chad) Ellis of Sioux Falls, SD, and April Harrington of Waukee; 6 great grandchildren: Jaxon, Fox, Riley, Forrest, Wyatt, and Blaze. 

A graveside service will be a scheduled in the spring. 
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