Charles W. Lawson

Obituary of Charles W. Lawson

Charles W. “Chuck” Lawson, 67, of Halfmoon, beloved husband of 31 years to Sharon A. Hughes Lawson of Halfmoon, unexpectedly took ill and suddenly entered into eternal life at pop Albany Memorial Hospital on July 4, 2019.


Born and educated in Albany, New York, he was the son of the late John Allen Lawson and Mildred May Hallenbeck Lawson.


Chuck honorably served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal for his service from 1970-1971.


Mr. Lawson loved to fish, play solitaire on the computer and spend time with his grandchildren who he adored so much.


He was a member of the Joseph E. Zaloga American Legion Post #1520 in Albany.


Mr. Lawson had been a Forklift operator at Distribution Unlimited in Guilderland and had also been a truck driver employed by Sav-A-Lot.


Beloved husband since their marriage on August 13, 1988 to Sharon A. Hughes Lawson of Halfmoon, devoted father of John James Hammond, cherished grandfather of twins Joseph Daniel Poore and Jacob Michael Poore and Alicia Jade Whitman, also survived by several nieces and nephews. Chuck was the last of his living siblings who all predeceased hi m as well as missed his grey long haired cat, Buster who also predeceased him.


Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral service on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the United Church of Cohoes, 123 Mohawk St., Cohoes, NY 12047 as well as to his committal service that will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with military honors at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Rd., Schuylerville, NY 12871.


There will be no public calling hours.


Sharon wishes to express her sincere appreciation to the East Greenbush Police Dept.


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 RT-9, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Phone (518) 371-5454


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6:00 pm
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
United Church of Cohoes
123 Mohawk Street
Cohoes, New York, United States


1:00 pm
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York, United States
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