Obituaries

Lillian A. (Michaud) Lawler

January 26th, 2015


Lillian A. (Michaud) Lawler, age 86, of North Andover, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away surrounded by her loving family on January 24, 2015.

Lillian was born on September 1, 1928 in Salem, MA; she was the cherished daughter of the late Auguste and Eva (Jacques) Michaud. Lillian was raised in Salem in a large loving family of five older brothers, making her the baby and only girl.

Lillian was the beloved wife of Walter A. Lawler, devoted mother of Cheryl Stewart & her husband Bob of Trumbull, CT, Glenn Lawler & his partner Annette Angelo of Holliston, MA, Timothy Lawler & his wife Diana of Canton, CT, Dorothy Pearl & her husband Rob of Medway, Brian Lawler & his wife Laurie of Andover, Suzanne Johnson of Portsmouth, NH and Paul Lawler & his wife Lynn of Lebanon, ME, loving Nana of Kate & James Gimourginas, Brenna Stewart, Meghan Stewart, Cristina Lawler, Stephanie Lawler, Christopher Lawler, Patrick Lawler, Tyler Pearl, Molly Pearl, Tanner Pearl, Meredith Lawler, Madison Lawler, Olivia Lawler, Jordan & John Mavrogiannis and Kayli & Greg Richards, Great-Nana of Xander Mavrogiannis, cherished daughter of the late Auguste and Eva (Jacques) Michaud.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave, (Rt. 62), Wilmington, on Wednesday, January 28th, from 4-7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, on Thursday, January 29th at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Lillian’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

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11 Entries in Guest Book for “Lillian A. (Michaud) Lawler”

  1. Michael & Alice Modica says:

    So sorry about the passing of this lovely lady with the wonderful large family.
    We especially love the picture of all the Lawlers taken at their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary celebration.

  2. Janice Porter says:

    My deepest condolences to Suzanne and the entire Lawler family. I have such fond memories of your Mom. I will always remember how warm and welcoming she was to me and how she would make us all laugh with her vibrant personality!

  3. Tom and Maureen Mullins says:

    Dear Lawler Family,

    Your mother always lit up the room with her laughter and bright smile. We hope you will find comfort in the many memories you have all shared together. May she rest in peace and be forever in your hearts.

    Sincerely,
    Tom, Maureen, Maggie, Mary, and Colleen

  4. Melinda Barnsley says:

    The Lawler family,
    Sorry for your loss. We just heard the news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Maryann, Melinda and Samantha

  5. Luciana Maffeo says:

    The Lawler Family,
    Thinking of you. May you cherish the memories, and find comfort in your family and friends.
    Luciana Maffeo
    (Ivan G. Smith Elementary School)

  6. Judy Flagg says:

    Walter and Family,
    I was saddened to hear of Lillians passing. She was a wonderful lady. She always had a beautiful smile. We had wonderful visits when you folks would come to have your car looked at. I’m so lucky to have these memories. Hopefully, thoughts and prayers of friends and your memories will get you though the days ahead.
    Love,
    Judy Flagg

  7. Kathy Michaud-Tradd says:

    Dear Uncle Walter, all my cousins & their families,

    So sorry for your loss, but know that she is at peace now. I was very grateful to be able to visit the last 2 summers. My dad, her brother Jean, were very close to each other & we enjoyed hearing the stories about playing in their Swing Band. Getting together for the Wilmington cookouts with all the extended Lawler/Michaud is a cherished memory. Aunt Lillian was a wonderful sister-in-law to my mom, Jeanie, a fun aunt, and a loving wife and mother.

    Take care,
    Kathy & Bob

  8. Shirleypumfrey says:

    I want to tell you I am so sorry. We have been friends a long time.
    I could not be there, I am in Florida. I am also very sad.

  9. Ann +John Rossley says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. She was such a beautiful woman. Over the years we enjoyed her company at many family gathering in Canton.

  10. Jayne, Paul & Christian Currier says:

    Walter & Family, We are so saddened to hear of your Wife’s & Mother’s passing. Lil truly lit up a room with her big smile & happy nature, such a rare & special person who will be missed by all who were lucky enough to know her. Take care & much love!

  11. Beverly & David Fuller says:

    Walt & Family, we were so saddened to read in the town paper of Lil’s passing. She was such a lovely person & a great neighbor. She always had such a wonderful smile. Our thoughts & prayers are with her wonderful family.

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