Jeanne E. Lawyer-Tison
November 16, 1943 - February 24, 2012
Jeanne was born in Plattsburgh, NY. Her parents Genevieve H. and Donald W. LaValley moved and settled in Schenectady, NY. Jeanne attended Linton High School and married Clarence Louis (Louie) Lawyer on January 25, 1964. They had two children, Tina Maria and Louis John Lawyer. Jeanne and Clarence (Louie) were married for 24 years wherein she was a homemaker, before he passed away on April 11, 1988. She later married Kenneth Tison, and moved to Florida in 1994 and whom she was married to when she passed away. Jeanne is predeceased by her first husband, Clarence L. (Louie) Lawyer, her parents, Genevieve H. and Donald W. LaValley and her sister-in-law Frances M. LaValley. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Tison and his family, her daughter, Tina Groshans and her husband David A. Groshans, her son, Louis John Lawyer, her sister, Judith A. Burton and her brother, Ronald J. LaValley. She was also survived by her two grandsons, Samuel D. Groshans and Daniel J. Groshans, along with five nephews. Jeanne enjoyed reading, crocheting, knitting and needlepoint. She loved and collected stray animals and loved spending time in the park feeding the wildlife. She was proud of and loved her children and grandchildren, and visited when she could. With the many health problems that plagued her these last few years, her family believes that she is now in God's hands and is free of all her pain physical ailments. She is loved and will be greatly missed.
Jeanne's final request was to be cremated in Florida where she has resided for the last seventeen years and her ashes to be forwarded to her daughter in Crown Point, NY. A private family service will be held on Friday March 2, 2012.