John Lawless

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John Lawless

Birth
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 24 Jan 2013 (aged 75)
Burial Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Plot SECTION J-6, ROW 4, SITE 311
Memorial ID 115789816 View Source
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John Lawless, 75, formerly of Saunderstown, R.I., Jamestown, R.I., Key West, Fla., and Ketchikan, Alaska, passed away peacefully January 24, 2013. He was the husband of the late Eileen J. (Harrington) Lawless. He was born in Providence, the son of the late James and Winifred (Morley) Lawless. Mr. Lawless was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, serving during the Korean War era. He had a varied career including engineering, carpentry, commercial fishing, ship's captain, artist, adventurer, and avid traveler; and author of the book "Pot Luck." He leaves six children, Kathleen Lawless of Boulder, Col., John Lawless, Jr., of Jamestown, R.I., Mary Lawrence of Orange, Cal., Sheila Lawless-Burke of Warren, R.I., Patrick Lawless of Wakefield, R.I., and Eamon Lawless of Warren, R.I.; a brother, James Lawless of Wakefield, R.I.; a sister, Mary Lawless of Warwick, R.I.; and eight adored grandchildren. His funeral was held on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at 8:45am from the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown, R.I., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, R.I. Burial with military honors was in Rhode Island Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association would be appreciated.

(I ADDED THIS MEMORIAL FOR JOHN LAWLESS BECAUSE, UNLIKE THE MANAGER OF A DUPLICATE MEMORIAL, I KNEW JOHN PERSONALLY, FROM OUR MARINE CORPS DAYS TOGETHER UNTIL HIS DEATH.
Dan.)


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/115789816/john-lawless : accessed ), memorial page for John Lawless (4 Apr 1937–24 Jan 2013), Find a Grave Memorial ID 115789816, citing Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Dan (contributor 46882446) .