Elizabeth M. “Betty” Lawler died on Jan. 7, 2008 at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Lawler was born in Philadelphia the daughter of the late Hugh & Margaret (nee McDermott) Gallagher. Mrs. Lawler was a graduate of Hallahan High School for Girls in Philadelphia. Mrs. Lawler has been a resident of the Wallingford section of Nether Providence Twp. for 48 years. Mrs. Lawler was an avid bridge player and participated in many bridge tournaments over the years. She was an active member of St. John Chrysostom Church and was very active during the design and construction of the Church. She was the widow of James B. Lawler who died in 2002. She is survived by her son Christopher H. Lawler of Swarthmore & her daughter Marylisa M. Barnes of Kennett Square, and 4 grandchildren.
Her funeral will be on Thursday from the Carr Funeral Home 935 S. Providence Rd (route 320) Wallingford where friends may call on Wednesday from 7 to 9 PM and Thursday from 8:30 to 9:30 AM. Funeral Mass will be at 10 AM in St. John Chrysostom Church, Wallingford. Contributions in her memory to Make-A-Wish Foundation One Valley Sq., 512 Township Line Road, Suite 133, Blue Bell, PA 19422 would be appreciated.
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