On February 15, 2023, William C. Lawrie, 72, passed away in his home.
Mr. Lawrie, who was born in Glasgow, Scotland, immigrated to the United States at the age of 5 and settled in Kearny, where he spent the majority of his life.
He joined the Air National Guard in 1968 after graduating from Kearny High School, serving a six-year tenure.
Eagle Scout, the organization's top rank, was attained by Bill as a Boy Scout.
Prior to his retirement in 1999, he spent several years as a trader on the New York Stock Exchange in New York City and later rose to the position of vice president at Loeb Rhoades & Co.
William loved going on vacations to Aruba, acquiring antiques, and attending athletic events for his grandchildren as their biggest supporter.
He is survived by his loving companion. Donna Parry and her family,
Roanne Valente and her husband, Victor Dionna Duarte and her husband, Christopher
Beloved Pop to Nico, Tommi Rose, Christian and Charli.
William was predeceased by his parents William and Margaret (MacRae) Lawrie and Donna’s son Thomas James.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Tuesday February 21 from 3 to 7 p.m.
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