Robert Lawrence

Obituary of Robert Lawrence

Robert P. Lawrence, a longtime resident of Burlington, passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center after a long illness on Wednesday, May 17, 2006. He was 54 years old. Robert was born in Lynn. He was the son of Eleanor E. (Ekwall) Lawrence and the late Paul E. Robert was raised and educated in Burlington. He was employed for over 20 years as a Mechanical Engineer at General Electric. Robert loved the outdoors. Since he was a child, he enjoyed the summers spent at Angle Pond in New Hampshire. He took great pleasure in both boating and fishing. Robert also had a fondness for dogs. He was a talented “handy man” who could fix anything. He was a great sports fan. Robert is the beloved father of Nikole & her husband Gene Gomes of Brockton and Sgt. Robert P. Lawrence, Jr. serving in the United States Army in Newport News, VA. He is the loving son of Eleanor Lawrence of Burlington and the late Paul E. Lawrence and the brother of the late Stephen Lawrence. He is the grandfather of MacKenzie Gomes. He is the uncle of Crystal & her husband Timothy O’Donohue and great uncle of Brady O’Donohue. Memorial Services will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 p.m. A visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m.
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