ORANGE, Texas — Funeral services are set for a longtime deacon with the Diocese of Beaumont.

Deacon Laurence 'Larry' David died on February 12 at the age of 74 according to the diocese. 

He was assigned as a deacon to St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica for many years.

A gathering of his family and friends is set for 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 20 at St. Mary Church in Orange. A Rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m. 

From 9 until 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 21, friends and family will gather at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica in Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30. 

Deacon Laurence "Larry" David died February 12, 2020, at the age of 74. A gathering of Deacon David's family and friends will be 5-8 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, February 20, 2020, at St. Mary Church, 912 West Cherry Avenue, Orange.

His internment with military honors is set for 3 p.m. at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Orange Lions Club, P.O. Box 1572, Orange, Texas 77631; St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, P.O. Box 3309, Beaumont, Texas 77704; St. Mary Catholic School, 2600 Bob Hall Road, Orange, Texas 77630 or to The American Red Cross, 3901 IH-10 East, Orange, Texas 77630.

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