Emily R. (Parlow) Lawson, of West Bridgewater, widow of Frank L. Lawson, died Feb. 21, 2014 at Hearthstone at Heights Crossing, with her family by her side. She was born in Brockton where she resided most of her life, until moving to Matfield Woods in West Bridgewater in 1986. She was the daughter of the late Edward C. and Ethel R. (Cort) Parlow. A 1939 graduate of Brockton High School, Emily worked in retail most of her life. She worked for Thomas Long Jewelry Company for 30 years managing the jewelry departments in various stores such as Frasiers, Edgars, Gilchrist and Almys. She also had a self-run business of driving people to and from Logan Airport, as well as other destinations. Emily enjoyed playing scrabble and yahtzee but especially loved playing cards with family and friends. She was a long time member of Christ Congregational Church, U.C.C. (former Porter Church) where she served as Deacon for many years. Emily is survived by her four children, Robert and his wife Barbara of Kissimmee, Fla., Richard and his wife Barbara of Sunset Beach, NC, Debi Lawson of Fall River, and Darlene Weeks of Brockton, eight grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by two sisters Doris Richmond of Largo, Fla., Ruth Copeland of Bridgewater, and a brother Edward Parlow and his wife Betty of Spring Hills, Fla. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service to be held at Christ Congregational Church, U.C.C., 1350 Pleasant Street, Brockton, MA on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Seasons Hospice, 275 Grove St., Suite 3-102, Newton, MA 02466, or to Christ Congregational Church, U.C.C., 1350 Pleasant St., Brockton, MA 02301. Please visit www.d-mfh.com for information and directions or to send a condolence or flowers. Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home 647 Main Street Brockton, MA 02301 (508) 586-4391
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Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Mar. 7 to Mar. 14, 2014