William Lawlor

8 years ago

PT William LawlorJrLAWLOR, William J. Jr., 80, Oakfield, June 13, 2016. At his request, there will be no formal funeral services. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Houlton. 


OAKFIELD — William J. Lawlor​ Jr.​, 80, died Monday June 13, 2016 with his family ​by​ his side at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bangor. ​He was born February 4, 1936 in Oakfield, the son of William Sr. and Merle (Sherman) Lawlor.

William​ was ​a life long resident of Oakfield​. He​ graduated from Oakfield High School and was a successful dairy farmer​,​ receiv​ing​ multiple awards including​ the​ Maine Dairy Farmer of the Year​ in 1992. William retired from farming in 2000. ​ ​He was a member of the Smoki-Haulers Snowsled Club and loyal Red Sox fan. ​

​ He is survived by ​his wife of 57 loving years; Harriet (Pelletier) Lawlor of Oakfield; his children; Mark and his wife, Lori, Jane and her husband, Steven, Beth and her husband, Thomas, David and his wife, Lisa, Peter, Suzann, Trevor and his wife, Robin, Seth and his wife, Melissa; grandchildren Chris, Clay, Jacob, Bradley, Madylin, Jenny, Madison, Paige, Kaelyn, Cooper, Chloe, Mallary and Hunter; great- grandchildren Peyton, Kason, Wyatt, Abigail, Evan, Colton, Kendal, Thatcher and Ashton; a brother Kenneth Lawlor and wife, Belen​, of CA; ​sister Kathleen Boutilier ​of ​Oakfield​.​ He was predeceased by ​ his parents​;​ sisters, Theodate ​(​Lawlor​)​ Swallow and Jeanette ​(​Lawlor​)​ Harvey;​ brother, Gene​;​ brother-in-law​,​ Everett Boutilier and great- grandson, Turner William Lawlor.

A graveside service will be held 10 a.m.​ on​ Thursday, June 16​ at the Oakfield Cemetery​ with Rev​.​ David Fox​ officiating​. ​ His friends and family are welcome to ​​the ​family home ​for a time of fellowship,​. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made​ in William’s memory​ to ​the​ charity of your choice.​ For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com.