Lawrence Alva Burnett, age 55, of Erie, PA, passed away on February 21, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Erie on March 28, 1962, he was a son of the late Perry and Beulah (Flick) Burnett.
Lawrence loved working on cars and was very talented at making and building things. He enjoyed refinishing wood furniture. Lawrence was a skilled tinkerer and handyman, able to take almost any broken item apart and repair it.
He is survived by his wife, Becky (Askins) Burnett; his children, Chad (Jen Goodard) Askins, Nick Rodgers, and Wendy (Nick Fluegel) Rodgers; 3 brothers, James (Pat) Burnett, Perry (Debbie) Burnett, and Edward Burnett and Sharon; 1 sister, Rebecca (Frank) Grace; 4 grandchildren who he loved dearly, Leah, Taylor, CJ, and Riley Askins; his mother-in-law Donna Askins; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Roberta (Ed) Maske, Ronald (Laurie) Askins, Gregory Askins, Shelly Tadder and Kenny Yeaney, Janis (Jamie) Lockwood, John Askins; a close nephew, John Mysnyk, and close friends, Della Witt, Mark Stockhausen and Lisa Stumpo-Robie. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 brother, Robert Burnett; 2 sisters, Sonya Mysnyk, and Sandra Mysnyk; 2 nieces, Beulah Weglin and Cindy Slupski, and a father-in-law John (Sonny) Askins. .
There will be no viewing or visitation.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Saga Club, 3828 Washington Avenue, Erie, PA.
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