Sharon Obituary: Elizabeth Lawrence Van Meter

Services for Van Meter will be held on Monday.

Elizabeth Lawrence Van Meter, 93, of Sharon died Friday, Nov. 30

Beloved wife of 55 years to Reverend Dale L. Van Meter. Loving mother of Julia Wood of Sharon and Amelia Lydon of Gilmanton, New Hampshire and the late Laura Van Meter.

Cherished grandmother of Hannah Wood Sykes and her husband, Jonathan of Columbia, Maryland, Dale Wood of Norton, Nicholas Lydon of Gilmanton, New Hampshire and Kevin Lyden of Mansfield and great grandmother of Christiana Sykes, Logan and Alisson Wood and Lyrah and Gabriel Lydon.

Devoted daughter of the late Right Reverend William Appleton Lawrence, Bishop of the Diocese of Western Massachusetts and Hannah Wheelwright Cobb Lawrence. Dear sister of Susan Hazard of New York City, Reverend Charles Lawrence of Lexington, Kentucky, Sarah “Sally” Clark of Scarborough, Maine, Hannah “Nancy” Schuller of Cambridge, Samuel Lawrence of Chevy Chase, Maryland and the late William “Bill” Lawrence.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Funeral Services in celebration of Van Meter’s life on Monday afternoon, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. at Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Sharon. Interment will be private.

Those who wish may make a donation in Van Meter's memory to:

The Dana–Farber Cancer Research Institute
44 Binney Street
Bosotn, MA 02215


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