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Henry Lawrence Jr.

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Henry A. Lawrence Jr.

1929 - 2016 Henry A. "Bud" Lawrence Jr. 86 of 2 Bernard Gibbons Drive, Great Barrington, died on Thursday June 30, 2016 at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in Lee, MA on July 18, 1929 son of Henry A. Sr. and Eleanor Lomas Lawrence. He was a graduate of Leicester High School, Leicester, MA. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, with the 209 Military Police Company in the Far East. He moved to Stockbridge in 1952 and then to Housatonic where he has lived since 1964. He worked as a Quality Control Inspector at Mead Corporation, South Lee for 38 years retiring in 1990.Bud was a communicant of Corpus Christi Church, Housatonic. He was a member of the James A. Modolo VFW Post 8348 and was a past Senior Vice Commander in 1976. He leaves his second wife Amelia T. Biasin Koldys whom he married on December 27, 1996, two sons, Henry A. "Hal" Lawrence III and his wife Jean of Belchertown, MA, and David A. Lawrence, of Pittsfield, two daughters, Mrs. Sandra Rickards of Carrabelle, FL, and Dana K. Del Grande of North Carolina, three grandchildren Joseph Rickards, Nicholas Del Grande, and Julie Del Grande, and several nieces and nephews, among them Marlene Koloski who was a loving caring niece who assisted him. Bud was predeceased by his first wife, Theresa Koloski Lawrence whom he married on December 29, 1951 and died August 24, 1992, one brother, Donald W. Lawrence and two sisters, Harriet Vincent and Mary Jane Almstead. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Henry A."Bud" Lawrence who died June 30, 2016 will be private in keeping with Bud's wishes. Birches-Roy Funeral Home 33 South Street, Great Barrington, MA is in charge of his arrangements. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 6, 2016
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