Margaret Mary Lawlor

September 28, 1938 – May 3, 2017
Place of Birth: 
Fairport, New York
Place of Death: 
Bonita Springs, Florida
Fort Myers, Florida

Calling Hours

May 16, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Service Event Information

May 17, 2017 - 11:00am
St. Michael Church
South Main Street
Newark, NY


May 17, 2017
Riverview Cemetery Phelps


Margaret M. Lawlor

Newark, NY/Fort Myers, Fl—Margaret Mary Lawlor, 78, was called to our Lord, on May 3, 2017, surrounded by her family in Bonita Springs, Florida, formerly of Geneva and Newark, New York

Friends and family are invited to attend calling hours from 6 to 8 PM on Tuesday (May 16th) at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Wednesday (May 17th) at St. Michael Catholic Church, South Main Street, Newark. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Phelps.

Memorials, in her name, may be made to Joanne House of Hope, 27200 Imperial Parkway, Bonita Springs, Florida 34135.

Margaret was born on September 28, 1938 in Fairport, New York, the daughter of the late Raymond E. and Mary Margaret (Durkin) Sweeney.

She grew up in Geneva, New York and graduated from DeSales High School in 1956. Margaret had fond memories of times spent with her mother Mary, brother Bill Sweeney and sister Anne (Sweeney) Crowley.

She enjoyed spending time playing bridge with friends, playing tennis and was an avid golfer. Margaret's greatest joy was spending time with family and raising her children. She was very proud of her family and especially her grandchildren. Margaret treasured traditions of holiday's with loved ones.

Margaret was the beloved wife of J. Kevin Lawlor for 58 years of Fort Myers, FL; devoted mother of Anne (Gregory) Woods of St. Louis, MO and Patricia (Arthur) Kaempffe of Pittsford, NY and loving grandmother of Sean Woods, Emily and Jack Kaempffe; her sister Anne (Donald) Crowley of Newark; sister-in-law Joan Sweeney of Geneva and all who loved her.  She was predeceased by her brother Bill Sweeney.



Share a new remembrance

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <h6> <p>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

This question helps us keep content submitted through this form respectful and professional by ensuring that it comes from legitimate site visitors like you, rather than from automated, fake submissions.
13 + 2 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.