Family and friends mourns the death of 57 years Larry Gavett

By | December 15, 2021

Larry Gavett death – passed away: Larry Gavett,57-year-old, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 13, 2021, at his home. On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, Tom Gavett shared the news of his brother Larry’s death on Facebook. “Words can’t describe the hurt of the loss of my brother Larry. The world was a brighter place with him in it.” 

Larry was born in Plainfield, NJ on September 30, 1964, the son of Robert M. Gavett and Barbara (Ringen) Gavett. He graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in 1982, and went on to study finance at Penn State University, graduating in 1986. He was a brother to Wendy Gavett Sheasgreen (Alan), Don (Connie) and Tom. He built a successful career as a mortgage loan officer, most recently in the role of vice president with Holland Mortgage.

He got married his beloved wife, Jane (Finley), on November 27, 1993. They were blessed with two wonderful sons, Jack Gregory (24) and William Ringen (22). He was an avid tennis player and paddle player. When his knees grew weary of the courts, he moved on to golf. He is survived by his wife and sons, sister , brothers, nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The funeral service will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Light of Life Ministries ( or Community Bible Study. Please add or view tributes at