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In Memory Of Jeanette Marie (Duplessis) Lawler: June 7, 1938 – May 31, 2013

June 3, 2013

Jeanette Marie Lawler, 74, of Rainier died May 31, 2013, at the Hospice Care Center.

She was born June 7, 1938, in Presque Isle, Maine, to Joseph and Anna (Caron) Duplessis.

After high school Jeanette worked at a bank and loved to attend movies at the local theater. She met Harold Harvey Lawler who ran the projector. They were married May 5, 1961, in Presque Isle and Jeanette traveled with him as Harold’s career with the Air Force stationed them in England, France, New Mexico, California and Michigan. They moved to Rainier in 2000 from Bakersfield, Calif.

In addition to movies, Jeanette loved to joke and kid around. She enjoyed numerous hobbies including collectables, crafts, crocheting, needlepoint, ceramics and beading. She especially enjoyed watching and feeding the animals who visited the family’s wooded property. She was an avid reader and acquired quite the home library over the years.

Jeanette is survived by her husband, Harold Lawler at home; a sister, JoAnn Elliott of El Cajon, Calif.; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Kim Lawler of Beaverton; a daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Greg Weirick of Exeter, Calif.; and six grandchildren, Savannah and Andrew Weirick, both of Exeter, Ahnjene Boleyn of Forest Grove, Ore., Annelise Schnase of Milwaukie, Ore., and Angelina Spencer and Anton Lawler, both of Beaverton.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Armand Duplessis.

Authored by Dawn Johnson-Deal, Longview Daily News


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  1. Terri King permalink

    Best to you Mark – just lost my Mother In Law 1 week ago as well, thinking of you and your siblings at this time.

  2. Harvey permalink

    Thinking of you, Mark. Jeanette sounded like a curious, smart and funny woman who will be greatly missed.

  3. Mark Oney permalink

    My condolences to you and your family, Mark. Thanks for posting such a nice remembrance of your mother.

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