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Jeffrey William Lawson

April 15, 1960 — January 20, 2023


Jeffrey William Lawson

Lyndonville, VT: Jeffrey Lawson, 62, of Lyndonville died peacefully in his sleep, Friday,
January 20, 2023.

Jeff was born in St. Johnsbury, VT, on April 15, 1960, son to Edwin and Beverly
(Mitchell) Lawson. He lived all his life in Lyndonville. Although Jeff had many skills, he worked
as a welder most of his life either at Fairbanks Mills, or under the name, Lawson Welding. He
had most recently been employed with Fairbanks Scales since 2021.

Jeff loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and many friends. Anyone who
knew Jeff, knew hunting was a passion that he was proud to pass down. He loved being in the
woods and especially loved deer season.

In his younger years, he spent countless hours coaching hockey for LAYHA and St.
Johnsbury Academy, as well as Lyndon Area Youth Football. Jeff was a coach that was highly
respected by team members, their families and the sporting community. He loved nothing more
than watching his children and grandchildren in their sporting events.

Jeff touched many people through the years. For all that knew him, knew he was a great
friend, teacher, coach and always a person to turn to for a helping hand.

Jeff is survived by his 3 children and their families: Jeremy and Kristi of Sutton, VT, Erin
and Peter Guilfoyle of Wells, ME, Cora Lawson and her mother Lisa of Lyndonville, his
brothers: John Hall, Sr. (Cheryl), Edwin Lawson (Karen) and his sister: Diane Rochefort (John)
all of Lyndonville, special friends: Debra (Rick) Jackson of Sutton, his grandchildren: Alexis
Lawson (Ben Rutledge), Jack & Finn Lawson, and Tucker, Molly & Ian Guilfoyle.

He had many special nieces and nephews whom he loved very much.

He was predeceased by his parents and his sister: Alice Doyon.

A Celebration of Jeff’s Life will take place from 11AM-2PM Sunday, January 29, 2023,
at the Sutton School. There will be no calling hours. Interment will take place at a later date.

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