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Patricia Henkels Lawrence, 74, passed away on Sept. 4, 2016. She was born in West Virginia to the late Frederick and Marie Jo Henkel. She is also predeceased by her two sisters, Anita McAlaine and Marie Lou Kuhn.

She is survived by her sister, Danielle Henkel Luntz and husband Alan; niece, Kristin K. Kuhn; brother, Eric Henkels and wife Susan; along with extended family and friends.

She attended Raven Hill of the Assumption in Philadelphia, Pa. and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia and earned her MBA from Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, Va.

She owned and operated Syntec Inc., an information technology company in Virginia Beach, for 10 years.

She loved spending time with friends and family. She enjoyed traveling for pleasure. She worked overseas in Germany and St. Thomas for several years.

A visitation will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, 3600 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, Va. 23452. A graveside service will be at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at Colonial Grove Memorial Park, 3445 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach, Va. 23456.

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