John T. Lawrence
1949 - 2020
William G Miller & Son Funeral Home Inc
371 Hooker Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY
John T. Lawrence

Poughkeepsie, NY - John T. Lawrence, 70 of Poughkeepsie, NY died at home on Thursday, July 30, 2020. John was born in Poughkeepsie, N Y on August 4, 1949 the son of the late John M. Lawrence and Grace E. Barton. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

A local resident, John was a City of Poughkeepsie School Crossing Guard. He was a former Democratic Alderman of the City of Poughkeepsie, 2nd Ward, a founding member of the Neighborhood Watch and Neighborhood Gardens. John was very active in his community for many years.

In addition to his mother, John is survived by brothers Brian M. (Deborah) Lawrence of Poughkeepsie, NY, David (Raime) Lawrence of Lewes, DE, nieces Andrea and Kimberly as well as nephew Evan.

There are no calling hours. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will take place on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 1:00pm at St. Peter's Cemetery in Poughkeepsie, NY. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc. 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. To send an online condolence, please visit our website at

Published by Poughkeepsie Journal from Aug. 20 to Aug. 26, 2020.
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Poughkeepsie, NY
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To the Lawrence Family,
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and John today during this most difficult time.
Michael Bush
August 23, 2020
My deepest condolences to The Lawrence Family. You all are in my thoughts & prayers. .May God guide you with the utmost of comfort during this difficult time of mourning such an outstanding individual. ♡xoxoxo
Angelique (Angie Duncan) Hussain
August 22, 2020
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