Larry Joseph Shewokis, 66, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born October 8, 1953 in Hartford, CT the only son to Vincent and Ramona (Guerrette) Shewokis of Enfield, CT. Larry graduated Howell Cheney Technical High School in Manchester, CT and pursued a career in construction. He owned and operated Larry’s Flooring and would later have his son join the business. A lifetime member and former president of the Fin Fur & Feather Club in Chaplin, CT and member of the Elks Lodge in Willimantic, CT, Larry was an avid outdoorsman. He was active with the National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA) and would often travel to secure areas for skeet shooting events. He spent his leisure time riding his motorcycle and fishing on his boat.
Along with his mother, Larry is survived by his wife; Maria Ouellette of North Windham, CT. His children; Garrett and his wife Sarah Shewokis of Salem, CT, Cody Ouellette of North Windham, CT, and Roxanne Ouellette of North Windham, CT. His sisters; Dorothy and her husband Roger Perra, Sandra and her husband Bruce Dolin, Katherine and her husband Mike Parmelee; A nephew and four nieces. He is also missed by extended family and many friends. Larry was predeceased by his father.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to Disabled American Veterans. www.dav.org. For an online memorial guest book please visit www.pottterfuneralhome.com .
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