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Malcolm Lawrence
Viewing: Thursday June 4, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Service: Friday June 5, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Location: Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel

Malcolm Lawrence, 89, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, died Monday, June 1, 2015, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Mary Jacqueline Lawrence, loving father of nine children: Theresa (deceased), Catherine Haney (Dennis), Joan Ciampa (Arthur), Malcolm Jr. (Sally), Louise (deceased), Joseph (Nancy), Frances, Ann (Eric Wasowicz), and Ellen Cianelli (David). Devoted grandfather of fifteen: Eric, Anthony, Jennifer, Lisa, Arthur J., Jason, Valerie, Alan, Alexandra, Michael, Matthew, Tess, Cole, Mariah, and Sebastian; great grandfather of ten.

Malcolm was a native Washingtonian, and has been a resident of Montgomery County, Maryland since 1950. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II and was in aerial combat action in Europe as a radio operator/gunner on a B-17 bomber crew. He flew 23 combat missions. Malcolm received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Foreign Affairs and Economics and a Master of Arts degree in Government and Economic Policy, both from the George Washington University. Malcolm´┐Żs three decades in the Foreign Service included overseas assignments to England and Switzerland. Among his many interests, Malcolm was a professional drummer, school-builder, civic activist, education consultant, free-lance writer, radio commentator, poet and book author.

Friends will be received at the DeVol Funeral Home at 10 East Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877 from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, where flowers can be sent.

Funeral service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel, 13801 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, Maryland 20906 at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 5. 

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