October 7, 1938 to August 2, 2015
Larry Machan of Monkton, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer, on Sunday August 2, 2015 at the age of 76. Larry was the President of Machan Construction Ltd which he owned and operated with his brothers. Larry enjoyed going for drives with his friends to Goderich Harbour to watch the big ships and touring through the pits, and enjoyed getting to Tobermory to ride the Chi-Cheemaun. He spent plenty of time drinking a warm Canadian and was greatly interested in going to the Ritchie Bros. Auctions. Beloved husband of Wanda (Davey) Machan whom he married in 1971. Loving father of Sandra Machan and Tom Crowley, and Tammy Machan and John Newbigging. Dear son of Aldeen Machan. Brother of Bonnie Golightly and friend Phil Hudson, Fay Machan and Bob Mayberry, Gord and Joanne, Robert (Whitey), Russ, Gerald (Sam) and Roy. Brother-in-law of Elroy Davey, Sheila and Jerry Burrows, Nancy Steinbach and Jim McLlwain, Tom and Teresa Davey, Delbert and Kim Davey, James and Cindy Davey, and Brent Davey. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and good friend Ronnie Hood. Predeceased by his father Lloyd (Pud) Machan, brother Harvey (Hub) Machan, father and mother-in-law Alvin and Margaret Davey, and brothers-in-law Wayne Golightly and Bill Steinbach. Visitation will be held at Machan's Pit, 83246 Livingston Line, on Wednesday August 5, 2015 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. followed by the service to celebrate Larry's life at 1:30 p.m. Please bring lawn chairs. Interment in North Logan Cemetery, Monkton. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Stratford General Hospital Foundation - Chemo Unit 46 General Hospital Drive Stratford, ON N5A 2Y6 appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity at the above address.