Barbara Lawrence, age 89 of Hudson, WI, formerly of Sewickley, PA, passed away November 30, 2013 at the Christian Community Home of Hudson. Barbara was born November 12, 1924 in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of Charles and Maude (Davis) Norris. Barbara graduated from Horace Mann High School in Gary, Indiana. She was united in marriage on June 7, 1947 in Gary, Indiana to George Lawrence. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters, Kathy and Susan. Barbara provided for her family as a homemaker, and was a loving and devoted wife and mother.
Barbara enjoyed sewing, crewel embroidery work and painting. She was also an avid bridge player. Barbara loved entertaining and had a welcoming and gracious heart. She was very involved in St. Andrews United Presbyterian Church in Sewickley- where she was a member for 50 years. She was also a very active volunteer for the Union Aide Society in Sewickley for 32 years.
Barbara will remain in the hearts of her daughters, Kathy Lopez and her husband, Joe of Hudson, WI and Susan Fox and her husband, Charlie of Apache Junction, AZ; grandson, Chris and his wife, Cory; great grandchildren, Ryan and Emily; brother, James Norris and his wife, June; as well as loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George; and brother, Charles Norris.
A Memorial Service will take place 11:00 AM Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine St., Hudson, with Reverend Stephanie Anthony officiating. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. A luncheon reception will immediately follow the service. Barbara will be interred next to her husband in Sewickley, PA at a later date. Memorials are preferred to St Andrews United Presbyterian Church, 801 Beaver St, Sewickley, PA 15143 an The Union Aid Society, 601 Thorn St., Sewickley, PA 15143.