Mary H. (Socha) Lawrence
(May 24, 1913 - November 22, 1999)

Oneida Daily Dispatch 
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999 
Mary H. {Socha} Lawrence 

SHERRILL - Mary H. (Socha) Lawrence, 86, of 600 W. Hinds Ave., died early 
Monday evening, Nov. 22, 1999, at the Martin Luther Home, Clinton. 
 
Mary was born May 24, 1913, in Utica, the daughter of Ludwig and Anna Kolek 
Socha. 
 
She was educated in Utica. On May 10, 1942, in St. Joseph's Church, Oriskany 
Falls, Mary was married to Earl Lawrence, a union which lasted until his 
death in 1968. 
 
Mary was a 1975 retired employee of Oneida Ltd., having worked in the Traffic
Department. 
 
Mrs. Lawrence was a member of St. Helena's Church, SherriU, St. Helena's 
Altar Rosary Society, where she was a former Vice President. 
 
Mary was also a 50-year member of the Catholic Daughters of Americas Court 
No. 1250, where she once held the office of Financial Secretary. Mrs. 
Lawrence also was a member of the American Legion Post No. 230 Auxiliary 
of Sherrill. 
 
Surviving are one brother, Walter Socha of Oriskany Falls; two sisters-in-law,
Sophia Socha of Utica and Edith Socha of Deansboro; and several nieces and 
nephews. (See Death Notice.)

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2000 04:15 PM

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