Julius Howard Larrow

Julius Howard Larrow

NEW HAVEN – Julius Howard Larrow, 85 died January 3rd, 2021 peacefully with his wife and best friend Midge by his side. He was born in 1935, graduated from Beeman Academy in 1953 and from VT State School of Agriculture (VTC) in 1954. He was predeceased by his parents Howard Julius Larrow, Inza Roberts Larrow and brother Paul Larrow. He was married to Bertha Comeau in 1955. They had 5 children, Melvin Larrow (Priscilla), James Larrow (Nancy), Glenn Larrow (Gina), Diane Larrow, and Debbie Larrow, 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. In 1988 he married Midge Vincent. He is also survived by his step-children Ronald Vincent (Janelle), Brad Vincent (Laurie), Lisa Myers (Brian), Greg Vincent (Amy), 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren with 1 on the way. He was also predeceased by Lee Vincent. 

He owned Jersey Ledge Farm in New Haven, VT for many years where he raised an award-winning herd of registered Jerseys. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and again showed his talent with genetics by developing a dominant strain of Grand Night and Grand Night Show Champion Bluetick hounds. After selling the farm he worked for many years for the town of New Haven highway crew. Julie was well known on Lake Champlain as Fishfinder. As the captain of his 23ft cuddy, he caught lakers, walleye, and salmon throughout the lake. In the fall he traveled to Lake Ontario and hooked up kings and Coho salmon. He made a point to instill his love of hunting and fishing into his children, and that tradition has carried on into the next generation. 

Julie was one of the founding members of the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department and their Fire Chief for the first 9 years. He was instrumental in getting their first Frontline Pumper and building the Fire Station. Accomplishments include lifetime membership to the New Haven Fire Department, the Addison County Firefighters Association, as well as serving as President of the ACFA. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department 1839 Main St./ PO Box 120 New Haven, VT 05472 or the Vermont Alzheimer’s Association 300 Cornerstone Dr, Williston VT 05495. Due to COVID restrictions there will be a celebration of Julius’ life at a later date. To send online condolences to his family please visit www.brownmcclayfuneralhomes.com

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Lynne & Renny Perry
3 years ago

So sorry to hear this Jim and Nancy. Although I never met him, it sounds like he was a wonderful man. It is always so difficult to lose a special loved one. Please accept our condolences (Lynne and Me) for your loss.

Carlene Salois
3 years ago

My condolences to the Larrows, neighbors my whole childhood. Prayers for peace and cherished memories before alzheimers took your dad away from you. Your dad was quite a man!

Dawn shepard
3 years ago

To Melvin, Jimmy,Glen,Deb, Diane and all thier family’s my thoughts are with you all i will never forget growing up beside your family,Julius and Bertha were always good to my aunt and uncle they always spoke highly of them glad i was able to see and speak to Julie and elderly services about year and a half ago when i brought one my horses to visit and iam sure he knew me a good Dad, good person

Bette Townsend
3 years ago

Diane & Deb & the entire family. I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that our thoughts & prayers are with you all!! Please take care.

Sally Vella
3 years ago

Your father will live on in your smiles. I picture all five of his children with the same infectious smile.
So sorry for your loss.
Sending love,
Sally Vella

Ginger Isham
3 years ago

A very special man – a part of our family- will be missed! We have the memories of playing cards,
eating together – especially at Rosie’s. He filled my sister Midge life when she needed someone.
Our thoughts and prayers to all Jules family! I will never forget when he and Midge were visiting us
on the farm and a friend stopped by. I introduced my sister as Midge and her husband as our family
jewel! Love to all . Ginger and David

The Sherman-Coombs Family
3 years ago

Blessings to the entire Larrow family. Julius’ sense of humor and caring ways made him the special man that he was. He was bigger than life and lived life to its fullest. Our hearts go out to you all during this sad time.

Pete Curler
3 years ago

To the Larrow Family sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Anytime I saw him he always had a big smile.

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