Mabel Louise (Raynes) Lawless

Obituary of Mabel Louise (Raynes) Lawless

It is with great sadness that the family of Mabel Louise Lawless (Raynes) announces her passing which occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital after a brief illness, on March 18, 2020.

Born on April 23, 1937, she was the last surviving member of her family and daughter of the late Arthur and Jenny (Clarke) Raynes. Mabel was a devoted wife of the late Joseph Richard Lawless, mother, grandmother, and; great grandmother


Mabel is survived by her daughters, Mary (Stephen) Taylor, Karen (Carl) Fairweather, Dale King and (The late Gerald King); sons, Daniel (Joan) Lawless and Peter (Nicky) Lawless; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


She was predeceased by her daughter, Linda Lawless (Chris Robichaud); brothers, Ben Raynes, Ralph Raynes, Kenneth Raynes, Ebie Raynes, Harold Raynes, and sisters, Helen Speight, May Moore, Barbara Raynes, Rena McKnight, Muriel Bishop, Evelyn Raynes.


Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (634-7424), At the request of the family and in light of social distancing, a private service will take place. Donations may be made to Bobbys Hospice or Coverdale Womens Shelter. Online condolences may be placed at


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