- June 23, 2010
of Laura's Passing
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“To the King Family
We are so sad to hear of Laura's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
Marilyn, Gene, Lynne Dawson
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lynne Miller
“our deepest sympathy --our thoughts and prayers are with your family -much love,rob and mary
2 of 7 | Posted by: mary and robert bruno
Please accept my most profoud sympathy at the loss of your daughter. Laura faced her journey with cancer with great bravery. This we know...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara Nowell-Haines
“My sincere condolences to John and the entire King family on the loss of Laura. Though I did not know her, she sounded like a wonderful, courageous...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jayne
“To the King Family,
I haven't seen Laura since I was a teenager at St. James. I always enjoyed her company. Keep her close.
Margie...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Marguerite Christopher
“Laura fought a courageous battle and now she is finally at peace. My prayers and thoughts are with the whole King family and her dear friend Clarice...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Laura King
“Laura was one of a kind. I will always have fond memories of her fighting spirit and genuineness.
You will be missed. God bless.
7 of 7 | Posted by: Marilyn
Laura King, of Canton, passed away on June 23, 2010 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Laura is survived by her mother, Margaret M. (Egan) King, her sisters, Paula M. Deegan and her husband Paul of Canton, Barbara A. Savage and her husband Theodore of Canton, Linda J. McCloud and her husband Stephen of Canton, Lisa M. King of Marshfield, and her brothers John J. King of Marshfield and Edward King of Canton, many nieces and nephews. Laura was predeceased in life by her beloved father, the Honorable Judge Paul H. King.
Laura was a 1980 graduate of Curry College and the New England School of Law where she received her JD in 1993. An active member of the Massachusetts Bar, Laura practiced law both in the private and public sector. Most recently, Laura was employed as an attorney with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Highway Division, Right of Way Bureau, a position she held since 1999. Laura wishes to extend her sincere thanks and appreciation to her physician, Dr. Daniel P. Silver, the nurses and staff of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Breast Cancer Unit, for their care, compassion and tireless efforts in treating her illness.
There are no calling hours. Laura, in the unending desire to help others, has left her remains to the Harvard Medical School for anatomical teaching and research. A memorial mass and celebration of Laura's life will be held at The Basilica of Our Lady Perpetual Help (Mission Church), 1545 Tremont Street, Boston, MA on Monday, June 28th, 2010 at 10:30AM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Laura's memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226, Attention, Contribution Services.