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John V. Lawrence
June 29, 1924 May 31, 2010
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John V. Lawrence, 85, of Hilmar, was born on June 29, 1924 in Santa Barbara, Terceira, Azores and died May 31, 2010 in Turlock.
He was a dairyman for 25 years and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Hilmar. He was also past president of the Stevinson Pentecost in 1982, Casa of the Azores and P.F.S.A. Fraternal Council 26 of Stevinson.
He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Maria L. Lawrence, of Hilmar; sons, John M. Lawrence of Hilmar, Tony Lawrence and his wife, Jeniffer, of Ceres and Joe Lawrence of Long Beach; and grandchildren, Stephanie and Anthony. He was preceded in death by brothers, Joe Lawrence and Antonio Lawrence; and sister, Maria Alvares.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 7 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A Rosary/ Mass is scheduled at 10 a.m. on June 8 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hilmar. It will be officiated by Father Hilary Silva. Burial will be at N. Hilmar Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made: In Memory of John V. Lawrence to Holy Rosary New Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 429, Hilmar, CA 95324.
Services under the direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service of Turlock.