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June 19, 2014

Paul H. Lawrence

Paul H. Lawrence

NEW BERLIN — Paul H. Lawrence, 78, of New Berlin, passed away on June 16, 2014, at his home.

Paul was born on March 21, 1936, in Pittsfield, son of Paul and Alta Bellows Lawrence.

He spent his childhood in Pittsfield and the New Berlin area where he attended local schools. On June 30, 1956, he married Beatrice M. Card, who passed away on Sept. 25. 1996.

Paul worked at the Dairylea Milk Plant in New Berlin and Mount Upton, Kraft Plant in South Edmeston, I.L. Richer in the maintenance department in New Berlin and Norwich and before his retirement he worked at Crystal Lake Campgrounds.

Paul was known as a great hunter of coons and rabbits and was a member of the Three Rivers Coon Hunters Association of Unadilla. He was knowledgeable about hunting guns and knives and also collected them.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church in New Berlin.

Paul is survived by his two sons, Timothy and Joy Lawrence of New Berlin, Gary and Paula Lawrence of Burlington Flats; daughter, Sandy Lawrence and John Williams of New Berlin; and grandchildren, Randy, Megan, Paige, Sarah, Michaela and Gabe.

Graveside services for Paul will take place at 3 p.m. Friday June 20, in Fairview Cemetery, New Berlin with Pastor Dan Baltich officiating. The family invites friends to attend.

Memorial donations may be made to Chenango Area Hospice, First Baptist Church in New Berlin, or South Edmeston Community Church.

Condolences may be left for the family online at

Arrangements are by the Dakin Funeral Home LP in New Berlin. 

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