LAWRENCE pic - obit and front cropped web picSuddenly on Friday, May 3, 2013, Douglas Melvin Lawrence passed away at the age of 65. Beloved partner of Steve for 37 years. Predeceased by his mother Margarette and father Melvin. Survived by Erica and Richard Paradis. Doug had a short battle with cancer, that with his strength and positive attitude, bravely fought and overcame.  He retired from Bluewater Ambulatory Care after 31 years. He was a kind and good-hearted man who always placed his patients first. Doug will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013, at Lakeview Cemetery, 1016 Colborne Rd., Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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