LAWRENCE ANTHONY PEARSON It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Lawrence Pearson at the age of 84 on Christmas Day, 2012. Lawrence died peacefully at the hospital in Winchester, Ontario. Born in Richmond, Quebec, he worked 45 years at the Canadian National Railway across Quebec and Ontario. Son of the late Charles and Claribel (nee Linahen). Beloved husband of Rosemond (nee Caya) for 56 years. Loving father of Glenn (Colleen), Mark and Sandra. Dear grandfather of Farren, Jaclyn, Kristina and Chris. Fondly remembered by his siblings Annabel, Mary and George. Predeceased by his brother, John. Private funeral service at CAPITAL MEMORIAL CHAPEL. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Lawrence's memory can be made to the Township of Osgoode Care Centre (7650 Snake Island Road, Metcalfe, Ontario K0A 2P0). Special thanks to Dr. Merrett and the staff at the Osgoode Care Centre for their continuing care and to the doctors and staff at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital.

Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 29, 2012