Roy A. Larsen

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 4:00pm

Roy A. Larsen, 90, of Belmont, Massachusetts passed away at his home on June 30, 2020.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 3, 1930 to Peter Larsen and Ruth Everts Larsen. He spent his childhood living in Dorchester, and later Quincy, with his father, stepmother, Violet Blakeney Larsen, his three brothers, Edward, Robert and Herbert, and his sister, Dorothy.

He served as a sergeant in the 1st Combat Service Group, U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and went to both the Warton School in Pennsylvania, and then to Boston University, where he graduated on the president’s list after finishing his studies of accounting and passing his CPA exams. He worked for Ernst and Ernst and later had his own CPA practice for many years in Belmont where he and his family lived.

He was a kind, fair and honest man who loved his family and he spent many summers in Boothbay Harbor and Southport, Maine where he enjoyed sailing and fishing for mackerel.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sharon Arnold Larsen of Belmont; his son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Sandy Larsen of Southport, Maine; and his son, Todd Larsen, also of Belmont.

He will be greatly missed by all in his family.

A private service will be held at a later date.