David Lawrie

21-Jul-1942 - 24-Apr-2019

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory


Lawrie, David Anthony Joseph

Surrounded by family and in the arms of his daughter Fiona, David passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 24th, 2019 at the Milton District Hospital at the age of 76. David, beloved husband of Phyllis of 52 years. Loving father of Michelle and her husband Tony Dennis, Damien and his wife Julie Lawrie, late son Gavin and his wife Christine Lawrie, Fiona and her husband Thomas Hickey, Siobhan Lawrie and her partner John Svab, Vanessa and her husband Dennis Locquiao, Orla Lawrie and her partner Jonas Siegel, and Rebecca Lawrie and her partner Rob Edwards. Much loved Grandfather of Emma, Ronan, Kyle, Maeve, Aaliyah, Jack, Grace, Liam, Seon, Declan, Finn, Kleyna, Emerson, Calista, Ciarán, Jenna, Andrea, Shannon, Jason, and Logan. Survived by his sister Mary and her husband Conor Boyd and their children Conor and Aaron; by his sister Michelle and her husband Eamon Nolan and their children Renee and Eamon; by his sister Joan McKee and her children Nichola, Mary, (late niece) Lyra, Gary, Joan, and David; by his sister Catherine and her husband Paddy Mcaviney and their children Owen, Barry, Terry, and Eamon; by his brother Joseph Lawrie and his wife Jody McConnell. Predeceased by his brother Gerard Lawrie and his children Gerry and Brett.


David loved life and he had an amazing faith in God. Even though the odds were against him at times, David was determined to continue living his life to the fullest. He was a great story teller and his presence would light up a room. Most importantly, he also loved each and every member of his family and he will be sadly missed.



Funeral mass will be held at Holy Rosary Parish, 139 Martin Street, Milton, on Thursday May 2, 2019 at 11 am. A private cremation will be held. Immediately following the funeral mass, all are welcome to attend a reception in David’s honour which will be held at Ned Devine’s Irish Pub, 575 Ontario Street South, Milton beginning at 12:30 pm. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and stroke Foundation – please click on the ‘donation’ tab above to make an online donation. If you wish to order flowers, please click on the ‘flower’ tab above. Please take a moment and sign the online guest book or leave a condolence message for David’s family.

David Lawrie

Funeral Details

  • Funeral Mass

    Holy Rosary Parish

    Event Times:

    02-May-2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Reception

    Ned Devine's Irish Pub

    Event Times:

    02-May-2019 12:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Posted by Gary Flynn | 02-May-2019

Our family has known the Lawrie family for well over 40 years....Davey always had a tremendous sense of humour...loving dad....he will be missed but never forgotten.

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Posted by Mike Mannarino | 02-May-2019

To Orla & Family, My deepest condolences for your loss. I never had the privilege to meet David, but given how kindhearted I know Orla to be, I know he must have been a truly great man. With love, Mike Mannarino

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