Love and memories last forever...
  • 62 years old
  • Born on December 18, 1955 .
  • Passed away on July 18, 2018 .

Barbara Alice Lawson, age 62, died on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at home with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. She died battling stage 4 lung cancer.

She was born to the late David Lee Lawson and Orpha Lilly of Virginia, and was also the step-daughter of the late Clinton Lilly.

Barbara met her companion (late) Ronald A. Valenza in 1985. They worked together as Public Adjusters for so many years, until he passed away from cancer in April, 2000.

Barbara helped raise her granddaughter Alexis while her daughter worked. Barbara enjoyed going to the Cape May County Zoo and Hershey Park.

She leaves behind her son David, daughter Patricia (nee Scott), 1 son-in-law, her grandchildren, Toni Lynn, Amos (Trey), Alexis (Joey), Angelo, Brady, Isabella, Romello, Tyasia, great grandchildren, Colton, Savanah and Sebastian.

She also leaves behind 5 brothers, 4 sisters and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Barbara’s service was held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at FERTIG FUNERAL HOME, Mullica Hill, NJ.

Posted by Patricia Lawson on July 18, 2019
Mom, I miss you so much! Today marks 1 year you have been gone, I do try an go on with me life but you was part of the great memories we shared! I just wanna let you know that your Granddaughter Alexis graduated from high school yesterday 7/17/19) An I'm very proud of her, and I know you are to! Hard work pays off.
I'm so proud of her, and I'm proud to call you my beautiful angel I love you
Posted by Cathy Jornigan on July 14, 2019
Hey bobbi...so miss you...i just wanted to tell about fond memories...i remember one that when we went to the two room school house. A very different time..but is awsome to talk about...their was two teachers. two cooks ..one teacher for k-6..and the other side was 7-12...they used us for the current curriculum at that time....made us look like a genius....fun times..we stayed at uncle Fred's,than that's where you were teaching me how to ride a bike...you were supposed to stay on the back..but no you jumped off and let me go,i didn't realize it tell after i crashed,thanks,, but really we had some fun times..some not so fun. Thanks for the good memories..i cherish them...always will be missed !! Love cathy
Posted by Sue Lilly on July 14, 2019
I'm so sorry your gone, your my Sister and I Love you, and you will be missed, until we meet again, Love you !

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