Brother Larry A. Derr is a Past Master of Ashara-Casiphia Lodge No. 551, Mount Joy. He served as District Deputy Grand Master of Masonic District 1, 2009-2017; Representative in the Grand Lodge, 2005-2008; and on the Building Committee for his lodge. He currently serves on the Masonic Villages Board of Directors, 2017-present, and as R.W. Liaison of the Blood and Organ Donor Committee, the Committee on Masonic Education and the Academy of Masonic Knowledge. He is also a recipient of the DeMolay Legion of Honor.
Larry is a graduate of Manheim Central High School and Northwest Missouri State University with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology and Drafting. After 40 years of construction management in commercial masonry, he retired
as Vice President.
Larry served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers #5 and the
Lancaster County Vocational Technology Group. He was Past Chairman of the Apprentice Committee for the Associated Builders and Contractors Association and served on the Board of Advisors for the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. Larry enjoyed coaching youth baseball for the Mount Joy Athletic Association and is currently Vice Chairman of the Mount Joy Borough Water Authority.
Larry and his wife, Rochelle, live in Mount Joy and are the proud parents of a son, Dustin M. Derr. They are members of Saint John’s Lutheran Church, where Larry was involved with the building committee.