Patsy A. (Parks) Lawson, 83

Oct 12, 2022

WAREHAM – Patsy A. (Parks) Lawson, 83, of Wareham, passed away on Oct. 9, 2022 at St. Luke’s Hospital, New Bedford while surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of 67 years of Richard A. Lawson and the daughter of the late James O. and Marjorie (Wyrick) Parks.

She was born in Wytheville, VA and lived in Havre De Grace, MD and Bourne, MA before moving to Wareham 36 years ago.

She was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed sewing, needlepoint, wallpapering, restoring furniture and could do anything. Above all, she was an amazing wife and mother and will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her husband, Richard A. Lawson; her children, Danny L. Lawson and his wife, Lori of Falmouth, Richard A. Lawson, Jr. and his fiancé, Anna Ferreira of Marion, Vicki L. Goryl and her husband James of E. Falmouth, Michael Lawson and his wife, Kalita of Plymouth and Jeffrey S. Lawson and his wife, Bethany of Nashville, TN; her siblings, James Parks of Greensboro, NC, Elizabeth Phaneuf of Middleboro and Dewey Parks of Lancaster, PA; her grandchildren, Meisha, Stephanie, D.J. Jr., Ryan, Derek, Kelsey, Tyler, Ashley, Jennifer, Eric, Jamie, Andrea, Auston and Amber. She was the sister of the late Roy, Ralph, Norris, Clarence, and Dickie Parks, Hilda Jones and Mally Campbell and great grandmother of the late Kierston N. Goryl.

Her services will be held at a later date. Donations in Patsy’s memory may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 74 High St., Wareham, MA 02571

Arrangements are by Chapman Funerals & Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, visit: