Adrian Paul Lawrence

Adrian Paul Lawrence, 82, born and raised in Wilmington, passed away April 2, 2021, peacefully in his home.

Born to Adrian and Beatrice Lawrence on Dec. 12, 1938, he went into the Marine Corps from high school to proudly serve his country from 1958 to 1964. He married Andrea Morford in April 3, 1965, and they were together for 56 years.

After the Marine Corps he worked at Whiteface Mountain and then the Carpenters Union, from which he retired. Adrian worked for Essex County as a heavy equipment operator, from which he retired. Adrian was also a lifetime member of the Wilmington Fire Department, where he served his community with pride.

Being that he lived his whole life in the Adirondacks, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, camping and working in his vegetable garden, plus his wood pile.

Adrian is survived by his wife Andrea; two daughters, Heather Lawrence and Adrianne Peck; three grandchildren: Lee Peck, Christopher Lawrence and Courtney Lawrence; and two sisters, Cheryl Strack and Brenda Balsey. He is preceded in death by his two brothers Richard and Alan Lawrence.

Services were entrusted to Zaumetzer Funeral Home.