Dorothy W. Lawrence

Dorothy W. Lawrence, 92, of Fairhaven, formerly of Rochester died Sunday, November 15, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. She was the wife of the late Russell P. Lawrence.

            Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Edith Whitman and graduated from Middleboro High School. Mrs. Lawrence worked as a certified nurse’s aide for many years and was also dispatcher for the Rochester Police Department.

            She enjoyed travelling and county/western music and dancing.

            Survivors include her son, Glenn Lawrence and his wife Laurie of Rochester; her daughter, Pamela Denham of Northport, FL; her grandchildren, Mark Lawrence and his wife Chelsey, Gary Lawrence and his wife Samantha, Sara Desrosiers and her husband Timothy, and Amy Denham. Also surviving are three great grandchildren, Milo Lawrence and Tanner and Sawyer Desrosiers.

            Funeral services and burial will be private.

            Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. To leave a message of condolence visit:

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