Russell, Patricia Lawson Pat passed away on December 29th, 2006 surrounded by her family. Preceded in death by her parents Mary and Jack Lawson. A loving mother, she is survived by her children Amy (Tony) McAndrews and Eric (Courtney) Russell and her grandchildren Miranda and Kaylie. Her former husband, Don, and mother-in-law Elsa remained her close friends. Pat was the fifth of ten children. Siblings Lynn Rafkin, Vicki Klein, John, Terri Vandermark, James, Mary Hair, Liz Vaughn, Peter and Andrew. Many nieces and nephews and other family. Pat will always be remembered for her kindness, loyalty and honesty. She will be dearly missed by her large circle of friends and family. The funeral Mass will be Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Lawrence Martyr Church in Redondo Beach, CA. Interment will be private.

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  1. I have been a friend of Pat\\\\\\\’s a long time and was shocked to read about her death. We shared many conversations together and she was a true friend. I am so sorry.

  2. You were truly one of the most honest people I knew. I hope that you will now be in peace with yourself but I will miss not having those good old down to earth talks with you. Everyone knew that you would always tell it like it is and be real with us. You taught me so much with all your knowledge and working with you was a wonderful memory I will keep forever. I will pray for your children and hope they can heal and teach their kids all about you and the good person you were. I am sorry we never got to have that dinner we talked about a month ago. I will never put off doing things like that because I know how short life is and you passing away gave me a real reality check. I will miss you my good dear friend. Much love to you-I wish I could have told ya,but God knows what good friends we were. Love, Prisscilla Martinez

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