Former Ticonderoga resident, Mark F. Lawson, age 58, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017, in Wilmington, Del., after a brief illness.
Mark was born in Burlington, Vt., on Sept. 26, 1958. He graduated from Ticonderoga High School and was a member of the Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps. He attended St. Michael's College in Winooski, Vt., and graduated in 1980. For the last ten years, he was the Director of Risk Management for the Rockford Center, Newark, Del.
He was an active member of St. Anthony's of Padua Church in Wilmington, Del., and was involved in the St. Anthony's Club. He was an avid hunter and sportsman and loved Lake George, the Adirondacks and Ticonderoga. He was a gentleman, well-known for his kindness and generosity, his witty sense of humor and his devotion to his family. He was proud of his Irish heritage and was an ardent Notre Dame fan. He loved to host gatherings and was happiest when surrounded by family and friends.
Mark is survived by his three siblings, Sheila A. Lawson of Wakefield Mass., and her husband Donald E. d'Entremont; Peter M. Lawson of Naples, Fla., and his wife Diane; and David Christopher Lawson of Tampa, Fla.; three nephews - Devin M. Lawson of Dallas, Texas, and his wife Kelsey; David A. Lawson of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and Dillon M. Lawson of Washington DC; one niece - Mary Eileen d'Entremont of Wakefield, Mass.; two aunts and many Brown, Carney, King, Lawson and McMahon cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Eileen M. Lawson.
Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 4, at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 22 Father Jogues Place, Ticonderoga, N.Y. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate.
The Rite of Committal will follow at the family plot of St. Mary's Parish Cemetery of Ticonderoga.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to either of the following - St. Mary's School, 64 Amherst Avenue, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 or Friends Comforting Friends, 25 Steamboat Landing, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.
To offer online condolences, please visit www.wilcoxandreganfuneralhome.com
"We loved you every day. And now we will miss you every day. Godspeed"
Published on July 30, 2017