cariglioLawrence M. “Larry” Cariglio, 75, longtime Auburn resident, died January 6, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.

He leaves his beloved wife of 52 years Cherolyn J. (McLaughlin) Cariglio;his loving children; Steven Cariglio and his wife, Cindy of Auburn; Christine Orbon and her husband, David of Oxford: and a son, David Cariglio of Auburn; Six grandchildren; Matthew, Amy, Alyssa, Steven Jr, Marissa, and Lorenzo; One cherished great grandson, Dominic; a sister, Lorraine Monfette and her husband, Joseph of Worcester; several nieces and nephews and wonderful friends.

Larry was born and raised in Worcester, son of the late Michael and Helen (Simitis) Cariglio. He graduated from Commerce High School and later from Worcester Junior College with a degree in tool engineering. Larry served his country proudly first with the United States National Guard and then later enlisting in the United States Navy.
Larry took pride in being an active resident of the Auburn community. He served on the School Committee, the Finance Committee, the Trash Study Committee, and was also a Town Meeting member.

He was instrumental in the starting of the Auburn Project now known as the Auburn Youth and Family Services. He also coached youth hockey and basketball for several years.He was very proud to be self–employed, having owned several different types of businesses throughout his lifetime. Larry was also very instrumental in helping his son Steven open his business PC-PLUS Technologies in 1988; since then the company has grown and is now known as AKUITY Technologies in Auburn.

Larry loved living the “good life” at the family beach house in Wells, Maine. He was an avid Boston Bruins, Red Sox, Patriots, and Celtics fan. Larry also enjoyed being a Holy Cross Basketball season ticket holder for many years. He had a passion for gardening, cooking and birdwatching. He also loved driving his BMW Roadster with Cheryl up and down the coast of Maine.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Larry’s family on Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central Street, Auburn. His funeral will be on Friday, January 15, 2016 with a Service celebrating his life at 10:00AM in the First Congregational Church, 128 Central Street, Auburn. Burial with military honors will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Congregational Church, 128 Central St, Auburn, MA 01501.