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Alice  S. Lawler
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LAWLER, Alice S. (Stringer) – of Flushing, formerly Lake Como, New Jersey, age 80, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Loving Joy Assisted Living. Funeral Mass will be celebrated, in memory of Alice 11AM Monday, May 7, 2018 at Saints Charles and Helena Catholic Church – 230 E. Vienna St. in Clio. Rev. Fr. Kenneth Coughlin officiating. Burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly at a later date. Visitors may gather at the church on Monday from 10AM until the time of Mass at 11AM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Genesee County.

Alice was born October 17, 1937 to the late Harry B. and Gladys (Ryan) Stringer. She married John T. “Jack” Lawler on April 13, 1957 and were together for 56 years. He preceded her in death May 24, 2013. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Jersey State College in 1972 and soon joined the faculty at St. Rose High School in Belmar, NJ. Alice and her husband enjoyed breeding and showing dogs during the 80’s and 90’s. She was a member of Saint Charles and Helena Catholic Church in Clio.

Surviving are her three children: Mary Kate and John Henry “Sean” of NJ, and Robert E. (Judy) Lawler of Flushing; Two grandchildren: Amanda (Tony) Jarema of Clio and Nathan (Kristin) Chase of Washington Twp, MI; Five great grandchildren; Many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Marie.

A special thanks to Teresa and Robin Holzwarth, Bridget Rabine, Laurie Bueche, Bob Vance, Kathy Doherty, Jessica O’Dwyer, Peter Coyne, Peggy Donohue, Siobhan Hutchinson, Tom McGowen, Ann McCormick, Frank Murphy, Barb McCarius, The Medical Team Hospice, the team at Loving Joy Assisted Living, and all friends and family who called, visited, sent cards, and cared. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at

O’Guinn Family Funeral Home
Clio Chapel

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saints Charles and Helena Catholic Church

230 E. Vienna St.
Clio, MI 48420

Funeral Mass




11:00 AM
Saints Charles and Helena Catholic Church

230 E. Vienna St.
Clio, MI 48420

Cemetery Details


Great Lakes National Cemetery

Belford Rd.
Holly, MI 48442


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