Larry Marino Death – Larry Marino Jr., a resident of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, and Phillipsburg Police Department Sergeant has sadly passed away. He was announced dead on Saturday, September 16th, 2023, by the Phillipsburg Police Department in a statement on their social media page that read “Our prayers are with the entire Marino family, RIP Sergeant Larry Marino.” The circumstances surrounding his cause of death were not made public at the time of this report.
Who was Larry Marino?
Larry Marino Jr. was a longtime native of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, and the beloved son to Joan Sciabica and the late Phillipsburg Police Department Chief of Police Larry L. Marino, Sr., who passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2005, at the age of 49. He was a loving brother to Brett, John, Daniel, Nicholas, and Jennifer. Sergeant Marino was a loving husband to his wife Blayre and a caring father to his son and daughter.
Sergeant Larry Marino retired on June 30, 2021. For 25 years, Sergeant Marino played a significant role in Warren County’s law enforcement. At Warren Acres, Sergeant Marino began his employment with the Juvenile Justice Commission as a juvenile detention officer. After that, he continued on to work as a police officer in Alpha Boro until arriving in Phillipsburg. Prior to taking on his final duty, overseeing the School Resource Officer Program, Sergeant Marino worked as a K-9 handler during his tenure.
A crucial component of the Junior Police Academy was Sergeant Marino. Apart from being an officer, he was also a Licensed Realtor at Weichert Realtors. He touched so many lives, and anyone who was blessed by the gift of his friendship are better person for it. You couldn’t help but love him Sergeant Marino for his beautiful personality and kind heart. He had such an amazing talent for bringing light and a smile to every dark and sad situation.
Tribute to Larry Marino
“Oh my good. I can’t believe we lost another good one! So many good men/ fathers from my hometown have left this world recently.” Melissa McAllister wrote. “I will miss all your kind words and supportive Facebook likes Larry Marino. You have been a name we all knew for over a decade. The kids used to always point out your photo in the real estate ads on the Key City diner placemats. Rest in peace.” Melissa added.
Town of Phillipsburg extended its condolence on Facebook in a statement that said “The Town of Phillipsburg will lower the flag half staff beginning Monday in memory of former Phillipsburg Police Sergeant Larry Marino, Jr. The town of Phillipsburg are truly saddened and gives their sincere condolences to the entire Marino Family. RIP Sergeant Marino.”
Larry Marino’s obituary and funeral arrangements will be released by the family at a later date.
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