Joan Marie Lawson, 90, of East Hampton died January 29, 2018 at Middlesex Hospital. Born March 11, 1927 in Bronx, NY, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Metta (Hansen) Monroe. Joan was the widow of the late Frank B. Lawson Jr. She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church in East Hampton and a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. Joan was a volunteer at the State Veteran’s Hospital in Rocky Hill, and had been a den mother in the Cub Scouts for many years. She is survived by her sons Bruce Lawson and wife Kathleen of east Hampton, Roger Lawson of east Hampton, two sisters-in-law Dottie Lawson of FL, and Doris Lawson of East Hampton. She was predeceased by her four brothers Jerry, Robert, Paul and Vincent Monroe. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday March 3rd at 11:00AM in St. Patrick Church in East Hampton. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.