Christopher Eric Lawrence, 44, Aultman passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019 at his residence.
The son of Russell and Sandra (Uplinger) Lawrence, he was born February 14, 1975 in Indiana, Pa.
Chris was a graduate of Homer Center High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Christ Bible Fellowship Church where he was also a worship team member and active in the Childrens and Youth for Christ Ministry. Chris worked as a caregiver for Help Mates. He enjoyed singing, entertaining, and loved theater.
Surviving are his parents, Russell and Sandra Lawrence, both of Aultman; sister, Heather Lawrence, Aultman; uncles, Ronald (Patty) Uplinger, Kittanning, Steve (Evelyn) Uplinger, Creekside, and Randy (Krista) Uplinger, FL; and many cousins.
Chris was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Russell and Dora Lawrence and maternal grandparents, Clair and Twila Uplinger.
Friends will be received on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 4 p.m. at the Christ Bible Fellowship Church, Indiana, PA.
Interment in the Oakland Cemetery will be conducted on Wednesday, April 17 at 2p.m.