John Lawler, Jr.

John Francis Lawler, Jr.

Tuesday, December 17th, 1946 - Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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MANCHESTER - John Francis Lawler, Jr., 72, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital after a long illness, surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Springfield, December 17, 1946, he was the son of the late John F. Lawler, Sr. and Catherine (Bellew) Lawler. John was a graduate of Providence College and received his Master's Degree from Western New England College. He had a long successful career as a CPA in the finance and accounting industry. He was an army veteran of the Vietnam War and a former communicant of Holy Family Church in Enfield. John was a longtime volunteer coach and director of the Enfield Little League. He was an avid softball player and enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren in their athletic endeavors. He loved spending time at the beach and had a particular fondness for Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. John was a wonderful father to his three children with his wife Sharon E. (Thompson) Lawler of Enfield. He leaves his children, Kevin Lawler and his wife Tracy of Enfield, Wendy Mitchell and her husband Steven of Chelmsford, MA, Keith Lawler and Kristen of South Windsor.  A great source of pride for John was his nine grandchildren, Mackenzie, Delaney and Owen Lawler, Riley, Peter, Megan and Timothy Mitchell, and Ava and Cameron Lawler.  John also leaves his longtime companion Teena Hyatt of Manchester, her children and grandchildren. He is survived by his sister Linda Merrigan and her husband William of Holbrook, MA, a brother Gerald Lawler and his wife Sharon of San Antonio, TX and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be Thursday at 9am from the Browne Memorial Chapels, 43 Shaker Road with a Mass in Holy Family Church at 10. The burial will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery in Springfield. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4-7pm. Donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels
    43 Shaker Road
    ENFIELD, CT 06082
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 10:00am
    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 10:00am
    Holy Family Church
    23 Simon Road
    ENFIELD, CT 06082
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    Fr. John Golas
  • Interment

    St. Michael's Cemetery
    1601 State Street
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Cormack, Lugene, Cory & Alexandra Lawler

Posted at 11:23pm
Uncle Jack will be missed by all who knew him and even some who did not to include Cory and Alexandra. You have the deepest sympathy from our family.
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Rich and Linda Canino

Posted at 02:04pm
To the Lawler Family We were so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. We were neighbors of the Lawler family and shared many fun times together. we will keep Jack in our prayers.

Lisa Jo, Leslie & Donyetta

Posted at 04:53pm
Teena, Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Sharon Allen

Posted at 04:44pm
Sometimes there are no words that can really express the pain that we feel when someone so special leaves us. We extend our deepest condolences to John's family. May our Heavenly Father hear the prayers of your heart and grant you comfort and peace during this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:2-5. Our loving thoughts and prayers.

Erin Lally

Posted at 03:12pm
Sending Love and Prayers. Dave, Erin, Brendan, Casey, and Ryan Lally
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