The Charles Joseph Larkin

Family Memory

This is a continuing collection of Larkin Family memories. Here are stories about growing up and getting old, of Christmas trees, unconditional love, Santa's red beard, and more.

[We are just getting started here, so come back in a few days and we will probably have more Larkin Family memories.]

( The Charles Joseph Larkin Family Genealogy )

Charles Joseph Larkin, In Memorium
by Brian J. Larkin, June 15, 2014
Christmas Tree Hunting 
by Kathi Larkin, December 23, 2011
My worst snowstorm, ever
by Kathi Larkin, October 30, 2011
My Favorite memories are "mind pictures"
by Kathi Larkin February 25, 2011
I remember knitting a scarf for my dad
by Kathi Larkin December 14, 2010
I remember mom buying me a pair of jeans 
by Lori Larkin Andresen, January 15, 2010
Hannah and Riley-Beth make a Gingerbread House for Dad  
by Tracy Cole, December 20, 2007
Dennis was my party brother 
By Maureen Larkin Wright, September 23, 2007
Aunt Elizabeth Remembers her Grandmother's Potato Salad Recipe 
by Elizabeth Anne VanderPutten, July 26, 2005
I remember turkey avocado sandwiches 
By Tracy Larkin-Thomason, January 29, 2005
My Mother Loved Gardening and Zack
by Lori Larkin Andresen, January 15, 2005
Dancing Mother Around the Christmas Tree
by Brian J. Larkin, January 28, 2005
Our First ATM Card
by Elizabeth Anne VanderPutten, December 6, 2004 
Aunt Maureen's Grand Weenie Roast & Retirement Wing Ding Thing, Sunday, June 22, 2003 at 1 PM June 22, 2003
We Remember Shane  
By Brian Larkin, Daniel Larkin, Maureen Larkin Wright
As I am wrapping presents, I think of your dad by Brian J. Larkin, December 20, 2001 
Presents, Castles and Victorian Houses
By Paige Larkin Carpenter, December 23, 2001
I Remember Shane "Nature Boy" Larkin
by Kathi Larkin, May 31, 2014
Francis Ignatius Birthday Remembered
by Lori Larkin Andresen, July 22, 2012
The Day JFK Died
by Kathi Larkin, October 22, 2011
What a Godsend Shane was!
By Maureen Larkin Wright, February 22, 2011
Happy birthday to the most wonderful Dad ever!
by Lori Larkin Andresen, July 22, 2010
Hey, Francis 
By Maureen Larkin Wright, July 22, 2009
I Miss Dad's Hugs the Most 
by Lori Larkin Andresen, July 22, 2005
I Remember Caitlin
By Brian Larkin, June 29, 2006
I Remember Jeanne McBride Hills 
by Brian J. Larkin, March 2005
Close Encounters of a Third Kind (or how Our Families Met) 
by Tracy Larkin Cole and Brian James Larkin, January 2005
What a Terrific Brother I Have 
By Maureen Larkin Wright, June 18, 2004
I Remember Having Reindeer for Dinner
by Brian J. Larkin, October 25, 2003
"Shopping" for our first Christmas tree
By Elizabeth A. VanderPutten, December 6, 2004
She is Pink and Pretty and Perfect
by Paige Larkin Carpenter, December 23, 2001
The Real Santa has a Red Beard
by Brian J. Larkin, January 9, 2001 
I Remember Dennis
By Maureen Larkin Wright, September 23, 2006
My Uncle Bill Hills
by Daniel Larkin, January 31, 2005
I have never known such unconditional love
by Tracy Larkin-Thomason, December 26, 1998