There will be no funeral services
for Lawrence Brashaw, age 57, of 1510 North East Lincoln Dr., Arcadia, FL. Mr. Brashaw passed away Sunday at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center after
suffering a heart attack while swimming on Saturday.
He is survived by his wife, Jill; a
son Christopher and his wife Diane; one brother, Michael and his companion
Maureen Mallette; one sister Suzanne and her companion Jennifer Stevenson, one
sister-in-law Emily Brashaw of Ogdensburg, NY; one grandchild Sarah, a nephew
Michael and and niece Murphy, and one special cousin Linda Vernsey and family;
his father and mother-in-law Ralph and Mary Roberts of Charlotte Harbor, FL;
and a brother-in-law Wayne Roberts. He was predeceased by one brother
Robert in 2008.
Mr. Brashaw was born on August 11, 1951 in Ogdensburg, NY, the son of Robert
and Carol Murphy Brashaw. Mr. Brashaw graduated from O.F.A and attended SUNY Brockport and later
graduated from SUNY Potsdam. He married Jill Roberts on November 22, 1997,
after a thirteen year engagement, at the home of his father-in-law in Charlotte
Mr. Brashaw worked for IATSE Local One as a stage hand for over 30 years,
retiring in 2003. Mr. Brashaw was a loyal fan of the St. Louis Cardinals
and he also enjoyed the Buffalo Bills. He will also be sadly missed by his four dogs and four cats.
Donations may be made in his memory
to the SPCA.