Obituary of Edward Lawrence
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Edward Lloyd Lawrence
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward "Diesel" Lawrence announce his peaceful passing on March 1st, 2020 in Corner Brook, NL.
Ed is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Berneice, daughter Tina, son Eddie and daughter-in-law Carolyn, grandchildren Liam, Harry and Cerys.
His sisters Grace, Joan, Phyllis (Dougald) and brother Cecil. His brother-in-laws James (Nina), Lamont (Blanche), Marcy (Lucy), Brad (Angela) and mother-in-law Almeda, as well as a circle of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends including his good friend and neighbour Cyril Payne.
Ed was predeceased by his parents Arch and Isabel Lawrence and father-in-law Samuel Thornhill.
Ed was born in Corner Brook to Isabel and Archibald Lawrence on September 14, 1936.
He worked at Bowaters for 40 years.
His passion was sports especially hockey where he was a proud former defenseman of the Corner Brook Royals. He was inducted into the Newfoundland and Labrador Hockey Hall of Fame in 2010.
A donation to a charity of one’s choice is graciously accepted.
A visitation will be held at Fillatre Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave, on Wednesday, March 4th, from 2-4pm & 7-9pm
The funeral service will be held at Fillatre Funeral Home Chapel, 4 St. Mark’s Ave, March 5th at 2:00pm with Rev. Terry Rose officiating, with cremation to follow.