Fran Lawrence

  • Born: January 27, 1935
  • Died: January 7, 2018
  • Location: Belmont, California

Miller-Dutra Coastside Chapel - FD-40

645 Kelly Avenue
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Tel. (650) 726-4474

Tribute & Message From The Family

Francesann Agnes Lawrence, age 82, passed away on January 7, 2018 at her home of 47 years in Belmont, California, surrounded by her daughters and loving family members. Fran was born on January 27, 1935 to her parents Dorothy and Antone Duarte in San Francisco, California, and was the oldest sister to four brothers and one sister. She married Clifford Joseph Lawrence on November 29, 1955 in Pescadero, California, and had two daughters, Maggie and Katie Lawrence. She is preceded in death by her husband Cliff, and brothers Cliff, Bill, and Jimmy Duarte. Fran was a devout Catholic who enjoyed traveling, sewing, baking, reading, daily crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, and golfing weekly with the Meadowlarks Ladies Golf Club and Mariners Point Women's Golf Club. Later in life she spent her days working for H & R Block and the non-profit organization Fear of Flying. She is survived by her daughters Maggie Paalua, Katie McCrosky and husband George, her three granddaughters and their husbands, Kristina and Mathew Norberg, Jennifer and Joshua Austring, Kerri McCrosky and Sean Page; her four great-grandsons Cameron, Levi, Tyler, and Wyatt; her brother Rocky Duarte and wife Yvonne, her sister May Doll and husband Doug, as well as nephews and nieces and their children and grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am Thursday, January 11, 2018 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 696 North Street, Pescadero, California, with a reception following at the Pescadero Native Sons Community Hall at 112 Stage St., Pescadero. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society, 1650 S. Amphlett Blvd. #110, San Mateo CA 94402.
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