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Lawrence Van Der Vliet

April 9, 1928 - December 27, 2017

Lawrence Van Der Vliet, 89, of Hendersonville formerly of Rumson, NJ died at Mission Hospital on December 27, 2017. He was born in Hackensack, NJ on April 9, 1928 the son of the late Anthony & Maria Pratt Van Der Vliet. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his sons, Larry Jr. and Neil Van Der Vliet, his …read more

Lawrence Van Der Vliet, 89, of Hendersonville formerly of Rumson, NJ died at Mission Hospital on December 27, 2017. He was born in Hackensack, NJ on April 9, 1928 the son of the late Anthony & Maria Pratt Van Der Vliet. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his sons, Larry Jr. and Neil Van Der Vliet, his daughter, Alayne, sister, Janet Curley and his brother Paul.
He attended Columbia University and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. He worked for both Mobil Oil and Dupont. He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church and its choir and the Lions Club.
He is survived by his his wife of 68 years, Ethel Hendrickson Van Der Vliet, a son Paul Van Der Vliet, his wife Shufong Shih and a grandson Owen Van Der Vliet all of Whittier, CA.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations in Lawrence’s memory be directed to Grace Lutheran Preschool, 1245 6th Ave., Hendersonville, NC 28739.

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