Florence Mary Lawler, 69, of Orange, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Saturday in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Tom Phelan. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. 

Florence was born on Jan. 21, 1940, in Orange, the daughter of Benjamin and Florence (Simar) Lawler. She was a member of the Young at Heart club at St. Francis of Assisi Church.
Florence was preceded in death by her parents; and infant brother, Benjamin Frost Lawler III.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Kathy Arceneaux of Orange, Judy Lawler of North Carolina, Margaret Prosperie of Bridge City; and brother, Tim Lawler of Grand Prairie.

Memorial contributions can be made St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4300 Meeks Drive, Orange, 77632, or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.