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Dorothy Lawrence

Dorothy Mary Lawrence, 96, of Gustine, passed away Monday, March 18, at Hy-Lond Health Care in Modesto.

Mrs. Lawrence was a native and lifelong resident of Gustine.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting.

She was a parishioner at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles in Gustine, and a member of the Catholic Daughters.

Mrs. Lawrence is survived by three sons, Philbert Lawrence of Gustine, Edwin Lawrence of Turlock and Duane Lawrence of Modesto; a daughter, Diane Bettencourt of Indiana; a sister, Rosaline Lopes of Gustine; nine grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Philbert Lawrence Sr.

Services will be held Monday, March 25 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles. Visitation begins at 9 a.m., followed by a rosary and mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m.

Interment will follow in Hills Ferry Cemetery.

Remembrances may be directed to: Our Lady of Miracles Catholic School, 370 Linden Ave., Gustine 95322.

Hillview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.