In Remembrance of Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.

Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.

Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.

Dunmore, PA April 15, 1928 ~ May 16, 2013 Date of Service: May 20, 2013

Albert J. Lawrence Sr., 85, Dunmore, died Thursday morning in the Greenridge Health Care Center in Scranton. His wife was the former Rena McKay, who died in 2001.

Born in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Michael and Domenica Maria Santarsiero Lawrence. Al was a graduate of Dunmore High School and a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore. He served as a sergeant in the Army during the Korean War. Before retirement he worked for Capitol Records in Scranton, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport and in his earlier years, worked in the family business, the Lawrence Drugstore in Dunmore.

His enjoyments included watching and listening to sports on television and radio. He had a passion for writing letters and keeping in touch with family and friends. Throughout his life, he was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. His family and the time spent with them meant everything to Al.

Surviving are three sons, Albert J. Lawrence and his wife, Patrice, Dunmore; Michael A. Lawrence and his wife, Susan, Archbald; and Joseph S. Lawrence, Dunmore; five grandchildren, Nicholas Lawrence, Dunmore; Maria Lawrence, Dunmore; Michael Lawrence, Archbald; Jonathan Lawrence, Archbald; and Corinne Lawrence, Dunmore; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Lawrence; a sister, Antoinette Lawrence; and five brothers, Joseph, August, William, Anthony and Michael.

The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment will follow the Mass in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Dunmore.

Friends may call Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 3, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 or to SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, 303 Smith St., Dunmore, PA 18512.


 



 

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Anthony Cali
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Re: In Remembrance of Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.
Reply #9 on : Mon June 10, 2013, 22:38:43
We are very sorry for your loss he was an amazing person !
Alan Pace Jr
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Mr. Lawrence
Reply #8 on : Tue May 21, 2013, 14:09:00
Lawrence Family,

I am sad to hear of the passing of Mr. Lawrence Sr. I have many great memories of him that will live forever with me. I am sorry I was unable to attend due to school but I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Your friend,
Alan
Anonymous
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Re: In Remembrance of Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.
Reply #7 on : Mon May 20, 2013, 18:31:19
Al, Mike , and Joe:

Our condolences on the passing of your father. His goodness lives on in each of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Matt and Jamie Sleboda
michael remish
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al lawrence
Reply #6 on : Mon May 20, 2013, 07:14:39
Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of Al Sr, I got to know Al when he worked with my dad at the airport and he made it a point to keep me posted on various sports items over the years He was a really nice guy and will be missed..Sincerely..Mike Remish, sports Director
Roberta Brentano
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Re: In Remembrance of Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.
Reply #5 on : Sun May 19, 2013, 20:59:12
Michael,

We are sorry to hear that your father passed away. You have our sympathy.

Hugs,
Roberta and Pat
Richard, Cynthia, and Tyler Gregory
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Re: In Remembrance of Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.
Reply #4 on : Sat May 18, 2013, 20:39:27
Dear Albert

With our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Kevin Clarke
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Re: In Remembrance of Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.
Reply #3 on : Sat May 18, 2013, 13:16:42
I want to express my condolences to the entire Lawrence family on the death of Albert Lawrence Sr. I came to know Mr Lawrence through my good friendship with Al "gov". mr Lawrence was always a kind and supportive gentleman whom I was proud to associate with. I am so sorry for his passing and regret I could not be there as I am out of town all week.
Michael Charnogursky
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CONDOLENCES
Reply #2 on : Sat May 18, 2013, 11:23:25
Dear Al, Mike, Joe and families. Please accept
my deepest sympathy for the loss of your Father.
I will be unable to make the viewing but am
mailing a modest dnation to St. Francis Kitchen
in his memory.

Again -- My sincere sympathy.

Mike Charnogursky
Dominic & Diane Jacobino
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Re: In Remembrance of Albert J. Lawrence, Sr.
Reply #1 on : Fri May 17, 2013, 13:24:31
Dear Mike, Susan & Family

Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.