Larry Michael Edmiston
CUMBERLAND - Larry Michael Edmiston, 68, of Cumberland, passed away on Oct. 7, 2019.
Born July 2, 1951, Larry Michael was the son of the late Betty and Harry Edmiston.
He spent his childhood in Bowman's Addition, graduating from Fort Hill High School in 1969. Larry Michael went on to earn a BA from Frostburg State before spending most of his career working in retail. Larry Michael married his childhood friend Linda Snyder in 1976. The two settled in LaVale and raised two daughters, all the while being band parents, performing in community theater, and serving on the vestry of Holy Cross Church. Looking for adventure, Larry Michael decided to "go west" and lived in San Francisco for 15 years before returning to Cumberland in 2011.
Larry Michael is survived by his daughter, Raechelle Edmiston-Cyr, her husband, Leo, and their children, Leander and Jules of Charleston, Maine; daughter, Jessica Edmiston and her son, Xander Gray of Cumberland; siblings, Butch and Barbara Edmiston; grandson, Isaac Cyr; and special friends, Linda and Gary Metzler.
Friends and family will be received Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland.
A memorial service will be conducted immediately following visitation at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Karen Crosby officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Larry Michael's memory to The Trevor Project (, or to Devlin Manor Nursing Home, 10301 Christie Road NE, Cumberland, MD 21502 for recreational supplies for its residents.
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Published on October 8, 2019


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