Mary Lawson

Mary Lawson

Wednesday, June 27th, 1934 Friday, August 16th, 2019

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Obituary for Mary Carolyn Lawson

Mary Carolyn Lawson, age 85, passed away August 16, 2019. She was born June 27, 1934 in Denver, Colorado to Wes and Mary Hamilton and joyfully married her true love, Richard Lee Lawson, in October of 1952 who preceded her in death in 1987.
Mary graduated from Lakewood High School in 1952. She was a devoted wife and mother and was deeply loved by her family. She especially enjoyed her role as Grandma/Poppy/Pa. Mary was witty and had a contagious sense of humor. She was humble and kind, always making people around her feel appreciated and valued. She loved to travel, bake pumpkin bread, crochet, read and hike. She loved sharing “HIS PLACE” mountain house in Dillon with friends and family so they could enjoy the beauty of Colorado. Her generosity was abundant.
Mary loved God and serving. She was a missionary in China, volunteered with Samaritans Purse; cleaning up after Katrina and feeding the homeless in Denver. Her life was a living example of Ephesians 4:32 — “And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.”
Mary will be greatly missed by her four children and their spouses, Sherri and Lennie Moore, Carol and Wayne Dennis, Steve and Chrisann Lawson and Maryann and Eric Peratt; grandchildren, Heather (Bret), Carrie (Steve), Beth (Bryan), Jared (Taniel), Brandon (Charissa), Kaylor (Marie), Tanner, Cade, Ambria; plus 11 great grandchildren and her nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her brother, Bill (Bonnie) Hamilton and sister, Jeanne (Bob) Henderson. Her granddaughter, Bridgett Lawson and grandson, Brad Moore, preceded her in death. All of whom she loved and touched deeply. We will all cherish every moment we were able to spend with her.
Please join us in celebrating her life Friday, September 27, 2019, 11:00 am at Foothills Community Church, 8270 W. 80th Ave., Arvada, Colo. A reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Samaritans Purse or Arvada Food Bank in her loving memory.

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Marianne Alonzi

Mary Ann and family....May Mary's light live on forever in our hearts and memories....Heaven has welcomed a very special angel. Wrapping you and your family in hugs and prayers.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are so sorry for the loss of your mom.
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Sue Waters

Dear Maryann,
Our son John just notified us of your mom's passing. We did not know. Maryann, I just wanted to say how special your mom was and is. She was an inspiration to me. We were in the missions class at church with her. May Jesus hold you close and bring Comfort to you and your family. Blessings of peace and love, Sue Waters
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Stephanie Fumia

I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom Maryann. You clearly got your loving and compassionate heart from her. I’m sure you made her very proud spending your life doing what you do with kids and families. She sounds like a very special lady and I’m sure she will be missed! 💕 You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you lady. 💕 -Stephanie, Danielle and Katie Fumia
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William Gerber

I did not know your Mother but I know you Maryann and you are a reflection of the person I just read she was. What an incredible blessing of a mom! My heart breaks with you knowing the pain of your loss, but have confidence she is in His presence and full of joy! Love you sister! So very sorry to all your family for your tremendous loss.
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