Jack Lawson

Jack M. Lawson, 67, of Arnold, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the AlleKiski Medical Center. Born May 25, 1947, in Warren, he was a son of Mendel E. and Mary Abplanalp Lawson. A veteran of the Air Force, he served in Viet Nam. Prior to retiring in 2011, Jack had been employed for 36 years as a service engineer by Ovivo Water Treatment. Jack loved to fly. He actually had a flight simulator set up in his computer room. Jack was a true family man who loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren. He was a member of Hillcrest Alliance Church in Lower Burrell. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Brew Lawson; his daughters, Amy (Matthew) Fisher and Dori (Kim) Bean; grandchildren, Alexander, Alyssa and Jarrod; his brothers, David (Ernie) Lawson, and John Lawson; and his sisters, Susan (Boyd) Daugherty, Margie Tome and Marilyn Lawson. Jack is also survived my many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jennifer Lawson; a granddaughter, Avery Bean; and a brother, Bruce Lawson. Family and friends will be received at a memorial service to be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Hillcrest Alliance Church, 232 Hillcrest Drive, Lower Burrell, with his pastor, Rev. Mark Grossoehme officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in loving memory of Jack to the Hillcrest Alliance Church at the above address. To leave an online condolence for the family, please go to www.cardarofuneralhome.com. Arrangements were entrusted to the Joseph J. Cardaro Funeral Home, New Kensington, 724-337-3325.