Byron "Bill" Lawrence Jr.

December 26, 1929 - May 10, 2018
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Byron “Bill” Lawrence, 88, of Davenport, FL, formerly of Ludlow, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018. Son of the late Byron and Bertha Mae (Lotz) Lawrence, he was born December 26, 1929 in Bogalusa, LA. A decorated war veteran, Bill proudly served his country for over 21 years working the flight deck as a member of the U.S. Navy during both the Korean and Vietnam wars. After his retirement from the Navy he worked as a truck driver for Friendly Ice Cream Corp.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Winifred “Lucille” (Mournighan) Lawrence of Davenport, FL, a son Walter Lawrence and his wife Kathryn of Ludlow; a daughter Cynthia Johnston and her husband Bill of Davenport, FL and a sister, Marie Knight of Gulfport, MS. Bill also leaves his 2 beloved grandsons David Lawrence and his wife Diana and Douglas Lawrence and his wife Samantha as well as his great-grandson Byron.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Friday, May 25, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Service Information

Funeral services for Bill will be held Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 9:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth’s Parish, Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA at 11:00 AM. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will be in Island Pond Cemetery, Center St., Ludlow, MA.

Donation Information

In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to St. Elizabeth Parish, 181 Hubbard Street Ludlow, MA 01056


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Born: December 26, 1929
Died: May 10, 2018

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Ken and Eleanor mournighan posted on 9/18/18

I am so sorry to hear of Bills passing.It's been a few years since my folks have heard from them.All of our thoughts and prayers are with Lucille and Walter and cynthia.May the peace of God which is beyond all human understanding be with you and stay with you now and forever.


Linda Emery posted on 5/26/18

Lucille, Walter & Cindy, you have my heartfelt condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.


Brenda Owen posted on 5/23/18

Cindy, Bill and Lucy, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and all your family at this sad time. With love Brenda, Paul & family


Brenda Owen posted on 5/23/18

We will miss you dearly Bill, we loved to listen to you talking about your time in the Navy. We are very proud to have known you and our Christmas dinner table will not be the same without you. RIP. With love Brenda, Paul and Family xx


Laurie Pallack posted on 5/20/18

Very sorry for your loss. Our love goes out to the family.


Mrs. Janet Johnston posted on 5/20/18

So sorry for your loss.