Patrick Claude Lawler, 85, passed away on September 5, 2018, in Rochester.
Patrick was born July 11, 1933, in Chatfield to Lawrence and Hazel (Mahan) Lawler. He graduated from Chatfield High School in 1952. On September 26, 1964, he married Janet de los Santos.
He worked as a police officer for 41 years in Chatfield. He enjoyed spending time with family. He also enjoyed traveling and fixing things around the house.
Patrick is lovingly remembered by his wife of 54 years, Jane; children: Joseph Lawler, Karla Lawler, Nena (Tim) Healy, Lynda (Jeff) Lawler-Schultz, Lynn (Eric) Ottman. He is also survived by grandchildren Tiffany, Cody, Patrick, Nick, Sean, Bailey, Kensey, Austin, Tegan, and Ryan; and great-grandsons Tequan and Zander.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chatfield, with Fr. Edward McGrath officiating.
Visitation will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Monday, September 10 from 5-7 p.m. and continue one hour prior to the service at church.
The graveside service will follow the Mass at Calvary Cemetery in Chatfield.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions to The Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Mayo Clinic or a charity of your choice.
Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory with the family please visit www.rileyfuneralhomes.com.