unknown - August 4, 2012
Anna (Ann) Moore Lawler, 93, of Jordan, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. Born in Elbridge, she was a lifelong resident of Jordan where she owned her own accounting business for 45 years—Ann Lawler Income Tax and Accounting Service. Prior to establishing her own accounting business, Ann worked for the IRS in Washington, DC.
She graduated from Elbridge Munro Collegiate and CCBI and continued to pursue a lifelong commitment to education. She was a member of American Society of Woman Accountants and held every major office including President. She Initiated the Annual Tax Seminar and "Women Accountants Week" in the City of Syracuse. She helped launch the ASWA Scholarship Program and was awarded "Woman of the Year" (1992) in recognition of her achievements.
She was a very active member of St. Patrick's Church in Jordan. She held offices in the Women's Guild, and participated in numerous aspects of the parish, including Altar and Rosary Society. She was a member of Jordan Study Club, the Jordan-Elbridge Chamber of Commerce, and the Syracuse Federated Women's Club.
She is survived by her five children and their spouses: Patrick (Janet) Lawler of Liverpool, Michael (Corrie) Lawler of Camillus, Mary Ellen (James) Chiesa of Syracuse, Anne (Marty) Simmons of Skaneateles, and Colleen (Gregg) Pitts of Baldwinsville; her brother John Moore (Carol) of Jordan; her twelve grandchildren; her 4 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by four sisters and three brothers.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, in St. Patrick’s Church, Jordan. Rite of committal and burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Skaneateles. Calling hours: 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Bush Funeral Home 120 E. Main St. (Route 5) Elbridge. Contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Church, P.O. Box 567, Jordan, 13080. The family would like to express their appreciation to the nurses and staff of Syracuse Home and are grateful for the support we received from Hospice Care.