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Joan Mary
Lawler (Banulis)

May 8, 1954 – February 5, 2019

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Obituary for Joan Mary Lawler (Banulis)

Joan Banulis Lawler,64, of Auburn, passed away February 5, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston surrounded by her family. Born in Lewiston on May 8, 1954, she was the daughter of Charles V. and Mary Maroon Banulis, who predeceased her. A lifelong resident of Lewiston - Auburn, she was educated in Lewiston schools. Before her retirement she worked for local restaurants.

Joan loved family gatherings, especially those that included extended family. She enjoyed jigsaw and crossword puzzles and games of all kinds; especially, cribbage. Her greatest accomplishment was her son, Jamie of whom she was so proud.

Joan is survived by Jamie and his wife, Sarah of West Gardiner; sister, Charlene Banulis of Wells; three nieces, Joan Packard Gill and husband, Mike of Sanford, Jennifer Packard Tripp and husband, Mark “Gary” of Rumford, and Jessica Packard Arsenault and husband, Brian of Rumford; three great nephews; and many loving friends.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 9, 2018 at Saint Mary's Catholic Church (236 Eldridge Rd., Wells) followed by interment at Ocean View Cemetery in Wells. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held at East Restaurant following the interment.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Joan’s memory to the Dempsey Center, 29 Lowell St., Lewiston, ME 04240.
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Service Information

When
Saturday, February 9th, 2019 11:00am
Officiating
Rev. Fr. Fred Morse
Location
Holy Spirit Parish - St. Mary's Church
Address
236 Eldridge Road
Wells, ME 04090

Interment Information

Location
Ocean View Cemetery
Address
Post Road
Wells, ME 04090

Reception Information

Reception Extra Info
A celebration of Joan’s life will be held at East Restaurant following the interment.
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