Lawrence F. McKotch of 45 E. 10th St., W.E., Jamestown, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at home surrounded by loving family, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 17, 1938, to Frances and Matthew McKotch in Colver, Pa. He married Arvilla Kightlighter on April 25, 1959. He worked as a skilled machinist for 39 years at Marlin Rockwell/SKF before his retirement. He also trained others in machine operation skills in Falconer.