Dana B. Lawrence, age 72, of West Haven, formerly of Branford, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2018. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, one of three children of the late Thomas and Gloria Haddock Lawrence. Dana is survived by his loving wife Diane Avery Lawrence, his step sons Robert Holton and his wife Evelina of West Haven and Richard Holton and his wife Doreen of Westbrook. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Adriana Marra, Adriana Holton, Victoria “Tori” Holton, Nick Cadwell, and Thomas Holton.
Dana worked for SCSU in the campus book store and then worked at Burger King in Branford before his retirement. He volunteered with the Branford Vol. Fire Dept, was an avid coin and stamp collector, a model train enthusiast, huge fan of James Dean and Betty Boop, participated in many civil war reenactments and loved to watch wrestling.
Family and friends are invited to West Haven Funeral Home at the Green on Saturday morning at 9am. A funeral service will be held at 9:45 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park.