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“To Betty and family. My deepest condolences to you today. Bob was truly a SPECIAL MAN. He was a terrific husband, father and a Christian. Many...Read More ยป
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“Bob was a wonderful person. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Betty Lawson - Kennerdell, PA

“Sorry to hear that cousin Bob has passed away. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this time. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Sue Cassedy-Beskitt - Tarentum, PA


Mineral Ridge- Services celebrating the life of William R. (Bob) Lawrence will be held at 11am Monday at the Lane Family Funeral Home Mineral Ridge Chapel where family and friends may call from 2-4pm on Sunday. Bob was born March 28, 1923 in Emlenton, PA. the son of George S. and Erma G. (Ace) Lawrence and came to this area in 1937. Bob went to be with the Lord late Wednesday morning at St. Joseph Hospital. After graduation from Mineral Ridge high school Bob served in the US Army from 1945 to 1949 during WWII, as a Sgt. In the 970th Counter Intelligence Corp. Bob was a long time member of Pleasant Valley Evangelical Church. He retired from Carpenters Local #171 in Youngstown after working many years. He was a member of Mahoning Lodge # 393 F&AM, Carpenters Local 171, Bob is survived by his wife Elizabeth "Betty" (Colbert) Lawrence whom he married December 9, 1950, sister Norma Jean Robison, 4 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, 2 nephews and one niece. He was preceded in death by his daughters; Pat Fairburn, Barbara McArthur, son William and sister Dorethea Ashburn