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Funeral procession for Battalion Chief expected to impact traffic

Posted at 7:17 PM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 08:33:11-04

BALTIMORE — The Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute will be mourning the passing of Battalion Chief Lawrence H. Goldberg who died on July 11 at the age of 50.

Larry began his career with the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company in August 1988, ultimately becoming the Chief Officer. In 1991, he was hired as a Paramedic with the Baltimore City Fire Department and quickly moved up the ranks to become a Lieutenant, Captain and then a Battalion Chief.

Chief Goldberg is survived by his wife, Deborah A. Goldberg (nee Yale), children, Micaela E. Goldberg and Zachary A. Goldberg, siblings, Sharon (Steven) Solimini, Debbie (Mark) Palardy, and Patricia Lamond (Rafael Torres), parents Barbara N. Goldberg, and Marvin and Mary L. Goldberg, brothers and sisters-in-law, Jonathan (Suzanne) Yale, Catharine (George) Abid, and Carolyn (Robert) Monko, mother and father-in-law Marjorie and Robert Yale, and many loving nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.

His funeral will be held at Levinson Chapel at the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16.

The funeral processions are expected to impact traffic in the area. The following roads will be impacted:

Starting at 7:30 a.m., Reisterstown Road between Sudbrook Lane and Church Lane will be closed for several hours. Also starting at 7:30 a.m., lane closures will occur on Reisterstown Road between Mt. Wilson Lane and Avalon Way.

The funeral procession route will be announced once it has been finalized.