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79, formerly of Legacy Oaks in Macungie, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Luther Crest. He was the husband of Virginia D. "Ginny" (Maher) Milley Wingard, to whom he was married for 27 years. Born in Shade Twp., Somerset County, he was the son of the late Kermit Ross and Miriam Jennetta (Huston) Wingard. Larry had a career as a Boy Scout professional, United Way executive, professional fundraiser, development officer and stewardship leader for congregations and agencies of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He joined Rotary at age 24 and was on the faculty of the Rotary Leadership Institute and a member of the International Fellowship of Rotary Musicians. He was president of the Emmaus Rotary Club in 2007-2008. He loved playing tuba and the string bass, and was president of the Macungie Band. He was a member of the Association of Concert Bands. Larry was an active member of the Friends of Flight 93, which supports the Flight 93 National Memorial near where he grew up in western Pennsylvania.
Published on December 15, 2017
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