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Frank A. Lawrence

October 13, 2021


Frank A. Lawrence, 75, of Taunton passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton after a period of declining health.  He was the husband of Carol Ann (Sylvia) Lawrence.

Born in Providence, RI, son of the late Frank F. and Theresa A. (Ducharme) Lawrence, he was a lifelong resident of Taunton.  Frank was a contractor for Emond Brothers Contracting, as well as a sports memorabilia dealer at the Emerald Square Mall.  He was also Santa Claus at the North Dartmouth Mall for years.

Frank enjoyed bowling, shooting pool, darts, horseshoe’s and competed in leagues for all.  He also enjoyed camping and anything sports.  Frank also enjoyed the company of his beloved dog, Breezy.

He is survived by his wife Carol;  his children, Daniel W. Lawrence, Scott E. Lawrence and his wife Natasha, Jason F. Lawrence and his wife Jennifer and James VanHorn and his wife Melissa all of Taunton and Lori Reynolds and her husband Randy of Lakeville;  a sister, Elaine I. Arruda of Raynham;  two brothers, Kenneth Lawrence and his wife Sandra of Raynham and James Lawrence and his wife Lucinda of Lincoln, CA;  a niece, Lori Marvel;  a nephew, Kenneth Lawrence and his wife Valerie;  a great niece, Marissa Arruda;  a great nephew, Kyle Lawrence and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Calling hours are Monday from 4-8pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton.  A graveside service will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 10am in St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.  A procession will form at the funeral home at 9:30am for those who would like to follow to the cemetery. For memorial register or facility directions please visit,

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either Toys for Tots or a local animal shelter.

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October 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA 02780

Graveside Service
October 19, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
475 East Britannia Street
Taunton, MA 02780

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