MAHWAH, N.J. -- Mahwah resident Jonathan M. Lawrence died on Tuesday, Feb. 16. He was 30.
Born and raised in Mahwah, Lawrence lived in New Zealand, Canada, Boston and Florida before moving back to Mahwah. He enjoyed traveling and visiting his parents in Florida, along with their friends in Olde Hickory.
He was an avid skier, had eclectic musical taste and enjoyed playing cards, especially poker. "Jonathan loved animals but none more than his cat Peanut and his dog Bucky," according to information provided by the Vander Plaat Funeral Home.
Lawrence is survived by loving companion, Meghan Fisher; parents Charles and Linda Lawrence; brothers Charles and Michael; aunts Shirley Desrosiers, Joan Hooper, Susan Packer; uncle Brian Lawrence; and many cousins in England.
Visiting hours will be from 2-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21, at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave., in Wyckoff. A memorial service will begin at 4:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jonathan’s memory may be made to the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, by clicking here, or by mail to 2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436.