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Dr. John Champlin Lathrop

February 23, 1928 May 22, 2017
Dr. John Champlin Lathrop
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Obituary for Dr. John Champlin Lathrop

Dr. John Champlin Lathrop, 89, of Laurelmead died Monday, May 22, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Irene McKenzie Lathrop.

Born in Westerly, RI, a son of the late Francis & Elizabeth (Champlin) Lathrop, Sr., Dr. Lathrop was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and the Albany Medical College. He was a Providence resident for 10 years, previously living in Barrington and East Greenwich.

He was in private practice for 40 years with offices in Providence, Barrington and South County before retiring. He was a physician in the US Army at Camp Leroy Johnston in Louisiana.

He is survived by 4 daughters, Joan Elizabeth Lathrop of Seymour, CT, Diane Lathrop of Middletown, RI, Mary Lathrop Truslow of Loveland, CO and Catherine Lathrop Strahan of Sudbury, MA. He leaves 6 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 7 nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Francis Lathrop, Jr. of Westerly, RI.

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday at 11am at Laurelmead, 355 Blackstone Blvd, Providence to which relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Westerly Land Trust, PO Box 601, Westerly, RI 02891

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