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Henry "Shookie" Lawson

June 9, 1957 — May 16, 2024

Henry "Shookie" Lawson Jr., Beloved son, husband, father grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2024 at the age of 66 at Jefferson Hospital. He was born to the late Henry C. Lawson Sr. and Regina Cottingham on June 9, 1957 in Charleroi Hospital. He grew up in a loving and supportive family alongside his sister, the late Gina Lawson, his brother the late, David Lawson. In 1995 Henry married the love of his life, Antonia Lawson. Together they raised a beautiful family and shared many wonderful memories until Antonia's passing in 2007. Henry was a devoted family man, a loyal friend, and a hardworking individual. He had a passion for Bass guitar, Youth football, Pittsburgh Steelers and loving the grandkids. Henry was infectiously known for his smile, his laugh and his contagious personality. Henry is survived by his children Shaun Lawson, Tonia Lawson, Zachary Lawson and step son Eddy (LarRie) Bell; Four brothers Thomas and David Craigway, Kenny Pone, and James Lawson-Pone; Twelve Grandchildren, Zachari, Na'Khia, Zachary, Breeze, Zaylee, Cyria, Aleishia, Aaron, Edzarae, Chance, Savien and preceding him in death his grandson Nicholas Bell. He is also survived by one special Aunt Nicole Cottingham-Burgess one special Nephew, Grant (Niema) Atkins, One special Uncle George Robinson, and a God daughter Cari Wright and a host of cousins and friends.  Rest in Peace Henry you will be loved and remembered. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen. A Viewing will be held Thursday May 23, 2024 at Mt. Calvary Baptist church 230 Reed Ave. Monessen, from 10 am to 12pm. There will be a repass at 1pm at the Italian Hall, 112 7th street Monessen, PA. Condolences are being accepted for the family at
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