Official Obituary of

Douglas Earl Lawrence

January 23, 2024

Douglas Lawrence Obituary


Douglas Earl Lawrence

May 13, 1934 - January 23, 2024

Beloved husband of Donna Lawrence (Reed) (deceased). Beloved father of Patti, Rick, Zachary, (all deceased) and Marilyn and Stephen Lawrence. Beloved uncle of Cecil Lawrence and his beloved sister in law Marion. Grandfather of Courtney, James, Andrew, and Tennaigha. Douglas is predeceased by his parents Mable and Howard Lawrence of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and his dear brother Norman and sister Ida, as well as his brothers and sisters Essie, Helen, Everett, Deacon, Dora, and Vera

Doug was born and raised in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and moved to Winnipeg in his youth where he lived in Transcona for almost 70 years.

Doug worked for the C.N.R. for all of his career and went from a porter to the manager. He also worked for McKenzie Seeds part time for many years.

Doug was very devoted to his family, his church, and his golf. He was a daily visitor for many years when his wife was in a nursing home, and before that they spent many winters in Malaysia, which he loved.

Doug will be sadly missed by his friends at Tabor Baptist Church and his family.

There will be a funeral for Doug on April 13, at 2:00 at Tabor Baptist Church in Transcona 

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