Byrnadine Rose Lawson "Deanie" or "Bernie", age 92, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, passed away on October 8, 2021 at Violet Springs Health Campus. Deanie was born February 3, 1929 to the late William and Aurilla (Emory) Shaner in Portsmouth, OH. She graduated from Portsmouth East High School in Sciotoville and earned her RN Diploma from Portsmouth General Hospital. Bernie worked for Hobart R. Helman, MD, Family Practice in Columbus, OH for 23 years and is retired from the Ben Franklin TB Clinic at the Columbus City Health Department. Bernie is a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Whitehall Chapter; now Grove City Chapter. She was the past Worthy Matron of the Whitehall Chapter in 1979 and was Deputy Grand Matron, District #17 in 1989. Byrnadine is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, 10 months; John Lawson; daughters, Diana (Gary) Fidler, Jayne (Mike) Shannon, Annette (Mark) Tuttle; grandchildren, Matthew (Annemarie) Fidler, Jennifer Fidler, Kelley (Rodney) Mayberry, Tracy (J.R.) Shannon, Michael (Heather) Shannon, Erica (Brandon) Baxter, Daniel (Emily) Shannon, Jonathan (Nicki) Tuttle, Jordan (Kelly) Tuttle; 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Dolores (Shaner) Gray, and infant brother, William E. Shaner. A Visitation will be held on THURSDAY, October 14, 2021, from 2 - 4 PM, to include an Eastern Star Service at 3:45PM at the Pfeifer Funeral Home. Funeral Service will follow at 4:00 PM. Pastor Jordan Tuttle and Fr. Jonathan Tuttle will be officiating. Burial to follow on Friday, 1 PM in the Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Ohio. If you prefer, donations may be made to American Heart Association, American Cancer Association or charity of your choice. Online condolences available at www.pfeiferfuneral.com.
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