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Lawrence "Larry" W. Costigan

Burial services for Lawrence W Costigan, age 77, of Ogdensburg, will be held at a later date. Mr. Costigan passed away on Sunday November 28, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse following a brief illness.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home.

Lawrence “Larry” Costigan was born on March 23, 1944 in Ogdensburg. He was the son of the late William A. and Eva M. (Spears) Costigan. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy. He married Katherine O’Marah on February 2, 1963 at St. Mary’s Cathedral. The marriage ended in divorce. Larry worked for Corning Inc and Hess Furniture Store and as a flooring installer for several local contractors. He was well known for his guitar skills, playing lead guitar in several popular local bands, spanning the 1960’s through the early 1980’s. Larry had a great sense of humor and a knack for telling jokes.

Larry is survived by his companion Frederica “Ricky” Tyo, his children; Jennifer Denoncourt and her husband Joe, Allen Costigan, and Andrew Costigan all of Ogdensburg. His grandchildren; Joey Denoncourt, Dr. Jessica Barr, Kaitlyn Costigan Porter, Christopher Costigan, and Kimberly Costigan survive him along with several great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents and two sisters.

Donations in Larry’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.LaRuePitcher.com

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Jennifer so sorry to hear about your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Dick and Cindy Dec 5 2021 9:04 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lawrence "Larry" Costigan

David and Melanie Michael Dec 2 2021 8:38 AM

We are very sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to your family. Our prayers are with you.

Tom and Sue Dec 2 2021 8:34 AM

Jennifer, Al, Andrew, and family, so very sorry about the loss of your father, grandfather Larry. Our prayers are with you all

The Greens, Tina, Dan, And family Dec 1 2021 6:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lawrence "Larry" Costigan

Bruce & Jeannine Dec 1 2021 3:38 PM

Great guitar player ,my Idol when I was real young ! Got to play with him at the Gran View once .Great guy and guitar player . He will be missed . My condolences .

Bob Fritz Dec 1 2021 1:39 AM

So sorry for your loss!! My deepest sympathy to your family!

Patricia Nov 30 2021 2:18 PM

So sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers ❤️ 🙏

Fred and Denise Barse Nov 30 2021 12:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lawrence "Larry" Costigan

Fred and Denise Barse Nov 30 2021 12:38 PM

Larry was such a great guitar player. Rest in peace Larry.

Al Livingston Nov 30 2021 12:22 PM

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