Dolores "Dee" Lawrence of Monroe, NY entered into eternal rest surrounded by her family and friends on March 17, 2017 after a long battle with lung cancer. She was 59.
The daughter of the late Betty and Michael Papapietro, she was born on September 29, 1957 in Ridgewood, NJ. Dee was a loving wife, and an amazing mother and grandmother. She had a true heart of gold.
Dee is survived by her loving husband Mark, her daughter Kristine LaPorta and boyfriend John Morse of New Windsor, NY, her daughter Gina Lawrence of Monroe, her son Jeffrey Lawrence of Monroe and his girlfriend Marissa Meyer, and her grandson Jase Morse. She is also survived by her beloved brothers: Michael Papapietro and his wife Joanie, Nicholas Papapietro and his wife Ilona, and Anthony Papapietro and his wife Denise, all of Midland Park, NJ; her sister-in-law Ursula Schimmel and her husband Bob of Monroe, NY and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A special thanks to Dr. Albert Zucker and Dr. Marc Zimmerman for their excellent care over the years. Also, to Howard and Jackie Golden for their loving friendship and support during this difficult time.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m Thursday, March 23rd at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 24th at St. Anastasia Parish Church, Route 17M, Harriman, NY. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Relay for Life of Ramapo College, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430