Lawrence W. Hargett, 73, of Homosassa, FL, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. Born June 27, 1940, in Brooklyn, to Frank and Mildred Hargett. He graduated from North Shore High School, Glen Head, in 1959 and SUNY Stony Brook in 1963. A resident of Tenafly, NJ, he moved to Florida in 1987. He was an industrial engineer, an inventor, and a voracious reader. Survivors include a son and a daughter, a brother, and four grandsons. A memorial service was held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Tenafly, NJ on Dec. 11.