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Henry R. "Hank" Lawton
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1933
Death: Oct. 4, 2006

Henry R. "Hank" , "Bud" Lawton, 73, husband of Eleanor Colligan Lawton, of Kenilworth Dr., Killingworth, died Wednesday, October 4, 2006 at Middlesex Hospital.

Born in Portland, April 7, 1933, son of the late Raymond E. and Ruth Boomhower Lawton, he was Killingworth resident for many years. He had been employed by Pratt-Reed of Ivoryton for 30 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Killingworth Volunteer Fire Co. for over 30 years, and had served as Treasurer for 23 years until his retirement last month. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a very active member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Portland. He was a member of the choir for over 60 years, a lay-reader for 40 years and had been a Sunday School teacher. He also served as a Senior Warden of the Church as well as Ecumenical Minister and Church Treasurer. He had served on many committees in the parish and had worked with the youth training the acolytes.

Besides his wife, Mr. Lawton is survived by his daughter Cheryl Robishaw and her husband Robert of Uncasville; his sisters Dorothy Whitman and her husband Leonard of Chaplin, and Eleanor Kaiser of Corinna, ME; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son William Raymond Lawton.

Published in the Hartford Courant on 10/7/2006. 
Created by: Lisa222
Record added: Oct 03, 2007
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