John Lawrence of Nokomis, Fla., formerly of Newton, N.H. and born in Newburyport, passed away on March 1, 2017.
He was born of E. Viola (Littlefield) Lawrence and John H. Lawrence, longtime member of the Newburyport Fire Department. He was employed at Hytron, aka CBS Electronics in Newburyport for 16 years and then at Microwave Associates aka MA/COM of Burlington, MA for 28 years, retiring in 1990.John was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy Reserve, Submarine Division 1-11 NRTC.
He was predeceased by his precious wife, Pat (Griffin) Lawrence of Peabody, and his dear son, Steve of St Albans, Vt. John was the proud “DAD” of six children and leaves, Peggy Kinson, of Sidney, Ohio, Dan of Kingston, N.H., Diane Carmon of North Port, Fla., Donna Wiggin of Ctr. Ossipee, N.H., Ed of Epping, N.H., eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Osprey, Fla.
No services are planned at this time. National Cremation and Burial Society is in charge of arrangement.
Published on  March 3, 2017