Larry D. Schwalm, 77, passed away peacefully at his home on Feb. 20, 2024, in the company of his family and pastor.

Larry was born on July 16, 1946, in Pottsville to Fred and Viola (Unger) Schwalm.

Larry graduated from Cornwall High School and went on to earn an associate’s degree in accounting from Thompson Institute. He served in the Army and started his career in banking and later worked for Lebanon Steel Foundry, Charles C. Loose & Son/Stock Building Supply, and as security for Lebanon School District. Larry enjoyed his Lionel Model Trains, jigsaw puzzles, Sunday paper puzzles, concerts, and traveling with his wife to their favorite place, Maine. He was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church, where he enjoyed serving as an usher.

Larry married Karen L. (Bowman) Schwalm 55 years ago this June and had two children, Lynn (Chris) Barnes and Jim (Melissa) Schwalm. In addition to his wife and kids, he is survived by his grandchildren, Tyler, Ryan, Kayla, and Bailey; brother, Carl (Judy) Schwalm; sister, Susan Claypoole; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. at Ebenezer Cemetery, with a procession forming at Christman’s Funeral Home, Inc. at 8:45 a.m. A celebration of life will then be held at 11 a.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church, Lebanon, followed by a light luncheon in the fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant United Methodist Church, 346 N. 9th St., Lebanon, PA 17046, Lebanon County Christian Ministries, 250 S. 7th St., Lebanon, PA 17042, or WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospice, 1503 Quentin Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.