Robert P. “Bob” Lawler (Retired BPD)

LAWLER, Robert P. “Bob” (Retired BPD) of Franklin, formerly of Roslindale, passed away February 18, 2020 after a long illness. Beloved husband of Donna (Messina) Lawler. Loving son of the late Eileen and Robert E. Lawler (Ret. Det. BPD). Devoted father of Kevin P. (IBEW Local 103) of Franklin and the late Robert M. Lawler. Cherished Papa of Jillian, Kevin, Robert and Camila. Brother of Kevin Lawler of Florida, John Lawler of Walpole, Maureen Collins of Stoughton, Richard Lawler of West Roxbury and the late Brian. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Late Vietnam Veteran US Army. Bob was a 32 year veteran of the Boston Police Department and proud member of the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Monday, February 24th at 9am. followed by a Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Roslindale at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Sunday 3-7 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to Autism Speaks at For directions and guestbook
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Gormley Funeral Service
2055 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132