It is with sadness that the family of Doris E. Lawson, age 88, announces her passing which occurred on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Great Oaks Special Care Home. Born in Big Cove, NB on December 19, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Winnifred (Edwards) White and the wife of the late Jim Lawson whom she married in June of 1947.
Doris was always busy with her flower and vegetable gardens in the summer, and knitting in the winter. She ran the Post Office and store from 1960 – 1969 and still ran the store until after 2000. She entered her flowers, vegetables and knitting in the Queens County Fair from about 1950 until 2017, winning many prizes.
Doris is survived by her son Bruce (Cindy) Lawson, daughter Connie McLean, and daughter-in-law Bonnie Lawson all of Shannon, NB; brother Philip (Muriel) White; Grandsons: Ian, Bryce (Marlene), Brent (Denise), Peter, Scott (Sherri) and Mark (Lynn); great grandchildren: Elliot and Abbi; sister-in-law Dorothy Lawson; as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Doris was predeceased by her husband James; son James Allan Lawson; and son-in-law Allan McLean.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Sherwood’s Funeral Home and Life Tribute Centre (506-839-2156), 18 Scovil Road, Norton, NB. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 3 to 6PM from Shannon Baptist Church. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 11:00AM from Shannon Baptist Church. A private family interment will take place at Shannon Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of Doris may be made to the memorial of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and donations may be made through SherwoodsFuneralHome.com