Catherine L. Lawson of West Seneca, a retired executive secretary, died Thursday in Buffalo General Hospital. She was 80.
Born Catherine Coyle in Buffalo, she was a graduate of South Park High School and Bryant & Stratton Business Institute. She worked as an executive secretary at John Hancock Life Insurance for 25 years.
Mrs. Lawson was an active parishioner at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in West Seneca, where she served as a lector and extraordinary eucharistic minister, worked at bingo games, and was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society.
Survivors include her husband, James D. Jr.; and two brothers, James and Patrick Coyle.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Bonaventure Church, Seneca Street and Harlem Road, West Seneca.