Henry Ernest LaMar

December 27, 1934 ~ February 10, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Henry LaMar Obituary

Henry Ernest LaMar, age 89, passed away peacefully Saturday February 10, 2024, in Murrells Inlet, SC.

Born in New Britian, CT, Henry was the son of the late Henry N. LaMar and Bibianne (LaFlamme) LaMar.  

A proud Korean War Veteran, Henry served in the United States Navy from 1952 to 1956. He worked for more than 30 years as General Sales Manager for Sheffer Beer Distributers.  Henry attended St. Michael Catholic Church and was a member of the Murrells Inlet American Legion Post 178 and the Tupelo Bay Veteran’s Club.

In addition to his parents, Henry is preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years Shirley Algier LaMar and his daughter Wendy E. LaMar.​​

Survivors include his daughter, Kimberly A. Bentzel (Mark), Thomasville, PA; grandchildren, Maxine LaMar Streicher (Sean), Baltimore, MD; Mason Bentzel (Melanie), York, PA; great-grandchildren, Macklin Streicher, Ellis Bentzel and Marlo Streicher; sister, Barbara Magetteri, Cape Cod, MA.

The family will hold a Celebration of Henry’s Life at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers those wishing may make donations in Henry’s name to the Murrells Inlet American Legion Post 178, PO Box 478, Murrells Inlet, SC  29576.

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Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, SC (843.651.1440) is assisting the family. 

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American Legion Post #178
PO Box 478, Murrells Inlet SC 29576


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