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Robert R. Lawton

April 15, 1929 ~ April 29, 2018 (age 89)
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Robert R. “Bob” Lawton age 89 of Milton passed away peacefully April 29, 2018 at home surrounded by his five devoted children. Born and raised in Dorchester, he graduated from Mechanical Arts High School and Northeastern University.  He was a proud Army Veteran of the Korean War.  Robert was a longtime employee of Beckwith Elevator before retiring in 1999 and was a member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors, Local #4, Boston. Robert was also a long time employee of the United States Postal Service where he worked at the South Postal Annex in Boston.  He had been a Milton resident for the past 60 years where he was a devoted member of St. Agatha’s Church. Dedicated and caring husband of the late Helen A. (Brown). Wonderful father of Deborah A. Feldman of Walpole, John P. Lawton and his wife Claire of Milton, Donna M. Lawton of Quincy, Robert “Bobby” Lawton and his wife Ellen of Braintree, and Linda T. Nichols and her husband Kevin of Hingham. Loving brother of Joan M. Connolly of Quincy, and the late John “Jack” Lawton, Doris McCarthy, and Eileen Hardiman.  Doting “Pa” to Christopher and Bridget Feldman, Caroline Pierce and her husband Tim, Catherine and John Lawton, Laura, Jackie, Bobby, Kevin and Brian Lawton, John, Daniel and Emily Nichols. Funeral mass at St. Agatha Church Milton Friday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave Milton Thursday 4-8 pm. Burial Milton Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to St. Agatha School 440 Adams St. Milton, MA 02186.   

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