Suzanne E. ‘Betty’ Lawson of Exton
Suzanne E. “Betty” Lawson, 79, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Villa St. Martha in Downigntown.
She was the beloved wife of Walter J. “Walt” Lawson, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage.
Born in Upper Darby, Betty was the daughter of the late Francis Alexander and Suzanne (nee Bissell) Sanders.
She was a graduate of Chestnut Hill College and was employed as a secretary for a real estate firm.
Betty was an avid tennis player and enjoyed going out to dinner and playing bridge with her friends. She loved to travel and once sailed in Florida from Naples to Key West. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Lawson is survived by her children, Walter J. Lawson, Jr. and his wife, Lynne, of Suwanee, GA, Mary E. Zaffino and her husband, Joe, of North Branford, CT, Suzanne L. Small and her husband, Jeff, of Malvern, and Kelly Lawson and her husband, Alex Lantsberg, of San Francisco; brothers, John Sanders and his wife, Marie, of Media and Stephen Sanders and his wife, Irene, of Farmington; sisters, Catherine Ursomarso and her husband, Frank, of Wilmington, DE and Carol Ann Sanders of Branford, CT; and seven grandchildren.
A liturgy service will be held at 11 am on Monday, October 10th at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, where family and friends may call from 10 to 10:45 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or Chestnut Hill College, 9601 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 19118.
To send online condolences, visit www.jamesterryfuneralhome.com