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Carol Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Carol - Carol Ann Lawrence (nee Cluchey), passed away surrounded by her loving family at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, on Thursday, January 24th, 2019. Beloved wife of Jack Lawrence for 52 years and the late Jim Reaburn. Loving mother of Cheryl Reaburn, Jason Lawrence and his wife Carolyn, and Tanya and her husband Mark Heipel. Cherished “Minna” of Colton, Dane and Dustin Heipel, and Jake, Chad, Zack and Eve Lawrence. Sister-in-law of Don Lawrence and his wife Jeanette, and Brian Lawrence and his friend Nancy. Predeceased by her parents Buff and Edna Cluchey. Carol was proud to have served her community for 42 years with Municipal politics, serving as a Councillor, Reeve and Deputy Mayor for the town of Durham, the Municipality of West Grey and the County of Grey. She was a School Board Trustee and also served for 6 years on the Board of Directors for Georgian College, 3 of those as Vice Chair. Visitation was held at the Durham Community Centre, 451 Saddler Street West, Durham on Sunday, January 27th from 2 - 5 and 7 – 9 p.m. A funeral service celebrating Carol’s life was held at the Durham Community Centre on Monday at 1 p.m., with visitation being held prior to the service from 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Rev. David Nicholson officiated and Marilyn Dickson played “You Never Stand Alone” on the organ. The congregation listened to “How Great Thou Art” and “My Way” by Elvis Presley. Words of remembrance were given by her grandchildren, Kevin Eccles, Bev Cutting, Luanne Hayes and Andrea Prentice. The pall bearers were Carol’s grandchildren; Colton, Dane and Dustin Heipel, and Jake, Chad, Zack Lawrence and Eve Lawrence carried the family flowers. The Durham Marching Band (former Durham Girls) formed an honour guard. Spring interment at Durham Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Durham Cemetery or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the MCCULLOCH-WATSON FUNERAL HOME , Durham.13323954
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