Denny crossed the Bar on Thursday, November 23, 2017.
Born in Sudbury, ON, he was a son of the late Harry and Marie LaRose. Denny served in the Navy for 27 years. Sailing on HMCS Bonaventure, Cayuga, New Waterford, Ottawa and Terra Nova. He also served as a peacekeeper in Egypt in 1976. He enjoyed fishing, his garden, was an avid sports fan and later collected coins.
Denny is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rita (Thompson); step sons, Gary (Brenda) and Glen; daughter in-law, Sonia LaRose; 6 grand children; 7 great grandchildren; brothers, David (Sharon), Larry and Albert. He was predeceased by his son, Greg LaRose; sisters, Joan and Betty; brother, Mervin.
Special thanks to Ashley and the staff of Point Pleasant Way Parkstone.
Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, where visitation will be held on Sunday, November 26 from 2-5 PM. Funeral service will be held on Monday, November 27 at 11 AM in the funeral home chapel; with a reception to follow. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.