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Jacqueline L. Lawrence

March 24, 1937 ~ December 8, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

     Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Lawrence, 84, of Altoona, formerly of Baltimore, Ohio, died December 8, 2021, at her residence.

     She was born on March 24, 1937, a daughter of the late James Arthur Peters and Melinda Romans-Hasson. On September 26, 1958, she married the late Carl Walter Lawrence in Baltimore, Ohio.

     Surviving are four children: James W. Lawrence (Dors) of Paris, Texas, Samuel L. Lawrence, Bonnie J. Gillespie, and Jonathan P. Lawrence, all of Altoona; eight grandchildren: Daniel Lawrence (Janelle) of College Station, Texas, Autra Lawrence of Paris, Texas; Joshua Lawrence (Channing) of Pickerington, Ohio, Matthew Lawrence of Baltimore, Ohio, Amber Dozer (Danny) of Mount Perry, Ohio, Jackie Gillespie (Richard Finnegan) of Altoona, Viriginia "Ginny" Gillespie, and Becky Joseph (Geral) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; ten great-grandchildren; three siblings: James, John, and Janet Peters; a step-sister: Cheryl Hasson; a daughter-in-law: Kathy Lawrence; and numerous extended family members and friends.

     She was preceded by a son: David N. Lawrence; a daughter: Teloa R. Lawrence; an infant granddaughter: Melinda Lawrence; and a sister: Joan Perkins.

     Jackie was a 1955 graduate of Thornville High School, Ohio. She was a member of the Altoona Apostolic Church.

     She retired from Lily Pond Day Care in Altoona, where she enjoyed taking care of and making meals for infants and young children. Jackie also took pride in working for the Blair County Big Brothers & Big Sisters program.

      Jackie enjoyed reading, completing crossword puzzles and word searches, and greatly loved and cared for her family. Above all else, God was first in her life. 

     Friends will be received from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 17, 2021, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m.

     Interment will be made at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood. 

     

     

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Services

Viewing
Friday
December 17, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Funeral Service
Friday
December 17, 2021

1:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Committal
Friday
December 17, 2021

2:15 PM
Blair Memorial Park Cemetery
Bellwood
Bellwood, PA 16617

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