Gustave Josephus Lawrence Dies at 93
Gustave Josephus Lawrence, also knownas “Winchy,” of Estate St. John died on Sept. 15. He was 93 years old.
He is survived by his spouse, Winifred R. Lawrence; daughters: Alicia E. Lawrence Farrelly and Joyce C. Lawrence Martin; sons: Gustave J. Lawrence and Wilfred E. Lawrence; grandchildren: Alton Lawrence, Natasha Lawrence-Bivens, Chijioke Farrelly, Safiya Farrelly, Gerald Martin, Mark Martin, Shaniqua Johnson-Sudler, Bruce Johnson, Jaheem Lawrence, Carlene Lawrence-Lopes, Kareem Lawrence and Jamele Lawrence; and great-grandchildren: Josephine Davis, Tristan Bivens, Ojore Farrelly, Safire McIntosh, Samia Cruse, Charles Martin, Anthony Martin, Haile Martin, Michael Martin, Kaijah Sudler, Janiyah Sudler, Jermere Sudler, Sierra Johnson, McKenzie Johnson, Janiece Lawrence, Jordyn Lawrence, Jesse Colon and Destiny Lopes.
He is also survived by daughter-in-law, Tonya Lawrence; son-in-law, Gerald Martin, Sr.; brothers-in-law: Francis Williams Sr., Lucien Williams Sr., Elroy Williams Sr. and Bennette Williams; sister-in -law: Merle Serrano and Annette Jackson; special nephew, Alberto Lawrence; special cousins: Louis Gerard and Melvin Malone; special friends: Alan Petersen and the Quality Grocery Store Crew; countless nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives: Brunstoph, Lawrence, James, Krigger, Henry, Jackson, Watts, Roberts, Frederick, Stanley, Thompson, Benjamin, Hunter, Frorup, Adams, Bastian, Graham and Canton family; as well as other relatives and friend too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. A private Sea Burial will follow.