Tad Douglas LAWTHER

Tad Douglas LAWTHER

Male 1963 - 2016  (53 years)

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  • Name Tad Douglas LAWTHER  [1
    • Tad Douglas Lawther,53,passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Saturday December 31,2016,of a massive heart attack in Troutman, N.C.He was born February 26,1963,in Jeannette,PA,the son of the late Orville C. Lawther and Julia"Judy" Bruce Lawther. He was a certified mechanic and learned his trade from his dad at his hgarage in Jeannette. After his dad's passing and the garage was sold Tad moved to the Baltimore area. He spent the next 25 years working there and in his leisure time you would find him boating and water skiing on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. In 2015 Tad decided to escape the northern winters and moved to Mt.Holly N.C. He was employed as a mechanic by D.L Automotive in Charlotte. Tad had found his "happy place". He had warm weather to ride his Harley,lakes to go boating on,he was in the heart of NASCAR country,and his big brother was close by for any necessary shenanigans. In addition to his parents,he was predeceased by his grandparents,Clifford and Isabel Collins Lawther,and James and Julia Kelly Bruce,aunts and uncles,Thomas (Mary Jane) Lawther,Elsie Jean (Larry) Jones,James Bruce,Robert Bruce and Helen Thorkelson,and a brother in-law,Mike LeMasters. He is survived by his "favorite brother",Bruce (Tammi) Lawther,Of Troutman N.C,"favorite sister" Carol Lawther and her husband Paul Ebersole of Jeannette PA,"favorite sister" Susan (Fran) Pastor,of Greensburg,"favorite sister"Nancy (Bob) Manno of Huntington Beach Calif,"favorite sister" Colleen LeMasters of Jeanette PA,"favorite sister" Amy (Stephen) Pavolik of Apollo,nieces and nephews,Malinda Pastor,Rose (Todd) Crispin,Stephanie (Mike) VanDerWeele,Holly Pastor,Kelli LeMasters,Lisa (Brian) Lersch,Robert Manno,Carly Manno,Zacharey Lawther,Kathyrn Lawther,Ethan Pavolik and Viven Pavolik,and great-nieces and great nephews,Hailey,Claire and Luke VanDerWeele,Logan and Laney Crispin and Brynn and Rylee Lersch. He is also survived by two aunts,Marie (Mike) Swiacki of Haddon Township NJ,and Barbara Bruce of Bonita Springs FLA an uncle,Bill Thorkelsen of Longboat Key FLA and many cousins

      I knew Tad he was an awesome guy and a great mechanic,he had many friends and will be greatly missed.

      Posted on Find A Grave created by: D. Truitt

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    Born 26 Feb 1963  Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Dec 2016  Troutman, Iredell Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Jeannette Memorial Cemetery, Jeannette, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I88600  Main Tree
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2018 

    Father Orville Clay LAWTHER,   b. 16 Sep 1930, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1987  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Julia M. BRUCE,   b. 7 Sep 1931, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2008, Hempfield Twp. Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F36533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Feb 1963 - Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Jeannette Memorial Cemetery, Jeannette, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Julia Bruce Lawther and Tad Douglas Lawther Headstone
    Julia Bruce Lawther and Tad Douglas Lawther Headstone
    Julia Bruce is the wife of Orville Clay Lawther. She and their son, Tad Douglas Lawther, are buried in the Jeannette Memorial Cemetery in Jeannette, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania.

    Created by: D. Truitt
    Photo added by: Carol lawther

  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.