Richard "R.J." J. Lawor

October 7, 1991 ~ March 17, 2022 (age 30)


Richard J. “R.J.” Lawor, 30, of Wells Street died Thursday 3/17/2022.  He was born in Greenfield on October 7, 1991, the son of Jessica Lawor and Richard Twiss.  
RJ enjoyed camping with his Bompa every summer, which had got him through a tough period in his life.  He enjoyed working outside with his Grandpa Jerry, preparing wood.  RJ took his first baby steps getting off a plane in Texas to see Grandma Shirley.  He loved taking care of Jennifer Murphy and family when they needed it the most.  His kindness will never be forgotten. 
Besides his mother, Jessica Lawor, and his father, Richard Twiss, RJ leaves a sister, Amber and brother Hunter of Charlemont; a sister, Jamilyn of Millers Falls; a sister, Ciara of Greenfield; Grandmother Shirley Twiss of Texas; Grandmother Robin Coates of Missouri; Gerald Coates of Charlemont; A beloved Aunt Katie Lawor of Turners Falls, along with Michelle Raborn of Texas, Kelly Coakley of South Carolina and Jennifer Lopez of Texas; Aunt, Stephanie Lawor of Missouri as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. 
RJ was predeceased by his Bompa, Raymond Lawor; Grandpa Richard Dufresne; great grandparents, Dick and Valerie Canon and Jim and Estelle Lawor; cousins, Malerie Kidder and Mandi Gamache; and an aunt, Lena Williams. 
A celebration of life will be held at a date and time to be announced.  Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. 
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