CHARDON – Irene Tucker Lawton, age 86, of Chardon, peacefully passed away at her home on Aug. 30, 2021.
Irene was born on April 22, 1935, in North Pharsalia, N.Y., to the late Fremont and Olive (nee Huntley) Tucker. She married Gerald “Jerry” Lawton, on Sept. 20, 1958, in Norwich, N.Y. The couple resided in Chardon for 43 years.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald, and three children, Melody (Scott) Judd Bell, of Andover, Ohio, Suzanne Mader, of North East, Pa., and Jerry (Ruthann) Lawton, of Norwich, N.Y.
She has six grandchildren, Amy Callahan, Keri (Brian) Morris, John Mader, Kelly (Alex) Kimball, Rebecca (Dustin) Lewandowski and Brennen Lawton. There are five great-grandsons, Kobe and Kaiden Callahan, Karson Aldridge and twins Caleb and Blake Lewandowski.
Irene is also survived by three sisters-in-law, Anne Tucker, Sharon Amato and Marlane Gould; one brother-in-law, Richard Lawton; and nieces and nephews, Marc (Wendy) Tucker, Lisa (Keith) Day and Linda Tucker, along with their children, Megan, Cheyanne and Corrine Tucker, Ethan, Matthew and Luke Day, and Stephen Turner.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Lawrence Tucker; sister-in-law Linda Lawton; and two sons-in-law, William Judd and John Mader.
Per her wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral.
Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich, N.Y., at a later date.
Arrangements made by the Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chardon. Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com.