Robert A. Lawrence ’60 was born on Dec. 21, 1938, in San Jose to the late Anne and Seraphin Lawrence. He grew up in a large extended family in San Jose back when the area was still prune orchards. He attended James Lick high school SCU, graduating with a business degree. He was a certified public accountant for over 55 years and owned Lawrence Accountancy Corporation in partnership with his son Jeff. Robert was married to the love of his life, Mary Lou Lawrence, for 57 years. He passed away on Jan. 28, 2019, surrounded by his family. Robert is survived by his sons, Jeff Lawrence (Kate) and Tom Lawrence (Kim); daughters Judy Ghera ’85 (Jason) and Tricia Lawrence ’91; and grandchildren Josh, Nick, and Lauren Genevro, Marissa Ghera, John, Emily and Megan Lawrence, Cameron, Natalie, Camille, and Nina Joublin, and Abby Lawrence. Robert enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. His best moments were spent attending sporting events and musical performances featuring his grandchildren. He was proud of his Portuguese heritage and was involved in many cultural and charitable events and organizations. His generosity, honesty and kind spirit will be missed by many friends and members of the community. Most of all he has left a huge hole in the hearts of his wife, children and grandchildren.

09 Mar 2019