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Janet E. Lawrence
Janet E. (Bergevin) Lawrence, 84, of Templeton, died peacefully Sunday, April 25, 2021, in her residence surrounded by her family after an illness.
Born in Gardner on March 4, 1937, she was the daughter of the late William E. and Jeanne D. (Dumas) Bergevin. Janet was employed by the Food Services Department at Heywood Hospital of Gardner for several years prior to her retirement. She was previously employed by Digital Equipment Corporation in their Food Services Department for several years.
Janet was a congregant of the First Church of Templeton. She was a previous member of the Royal Cadettes. Janet enjoyed playing BINGO and going to Foxwoods. She loved cooking and was known for her no-bake cookies. She loved her Chrysler PT Cruiser and enjoyed taking rides to many destinations. But family came first within her life, never forgetting a birthday and always celebrating the holidays together. Janet had a heart of gold and loved everyone unconditionally.
Janet is survived by her husband of 65-years, Walter J. Lawrence of Templeton; a daughter Kathy A. Lawrence and her significant other Jeff Prinn of Winchendon; three sons, Randy J. Lawrence of Templeton, Jeffrey S. Lawrence and his wife Tracy of Gardner, and Lee J. Lawrence and his wife Lori of Texas; nine grandchildren, Lynn Canfield, Taryn and Hailey Lawrence, Toni Fisher, Randi, Ryan, and Tyler Lawrence, Leanne Belcher and John Lawrence; fifteen great-grandchildren, Tanner, Makenzie, Jeffrey, Rylee, Dilynn, Jack, Jase, Joe, Julia, Conner, Chloe, Mike, Brooke, Benjamin and Liam; a sister, Lucille A. Bergevin and her partner Pauline Stevens of Westminster; a brother, William Stone of Ashburnham; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by two grandchildren, Katie and Scott Lawrence; a great-grandchild, Jaylin Rose Johnson; two sisters, her twin Joan Powers and Lorraine Brackett; and a brother, Roger W. Bergevin.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, April 30, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Patriots Road, Templeton, MA.
Calling Hours will be held Friday, April 30, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Care Central VNA & Hospice Inc., 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440, or to the First Church of Templeton, 1 Wellington Road, Templeton, MA 01468. Please reference in memory of Janet E. Lawrence.
To Walter-Kathy-Randy-Jeff-Lee and the entire family- So sorry to hear of Janet's passing. She was a wonderful woman and I pray you all find comfort in each other. Deepest Condolences - Muriel Despres
Muriel Despres May 30 2021 12:00 AM
Happy Mother's Day Mom. Still feels like you're here, and you are... in our hearts. Love you dearly.Dad, Kathy, Randy, Jeff, & Lee. xxoo
Kathy May 8 2021 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Janet Lawrence
Lauri Guy Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Janet Lawrence
lee lawrence Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM
kathy, this page is absolutely wonderful. what beautiful memories you posted. it's special that mom's service is on our anniversary... one more way to honor her memory. i will miss her dearly as she always was so kind to me, she was the glue that held your family together. how she loved her family, all that knew her loved her. would do anything for them. i know your heart breaks for her, but take comfort in knowing that we WILL see her again on the other side of eternity!! SHALOM and GOD BLESS in JESUS.
lori lawrence Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM
To my Uncle, Kathy, Randy, Jeff and Lee and the entire Lawrence Family . . .
I will miss her very much she was one in a million, always asking if we wanted something to eat or a coffee. Our visits were always enjoyable, fun talks, laughs and memories. Not many people having their family all around them but I feel Im so lucky having Uncle Walter and Aunt Janet as neighbors. We share and enjoy all the wild animal sightings together. You will always be in my heart and mind. RIP Aunt Janet
Tammy Vogel Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM
Love you Auntie, awesome memories.
Debbie Apr 28 2021 12:00 AM
Walt and family-so very sad to hear of Janets passing. We send our deepest sympathies-you are in our thoughts and prayers. Noela and Quintin
Noela and Quintin Burks Apr 28 2021 12:00 AM
Dear Kathy, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom! I'm praying for you and your family! Sending you big hugs from Pennsylvania.
Lisa Arsenault Apr 27 2021 12:00 AM