Dianne (Kaulback) DeCarolis 56 of Leominster died
Monday September 19, 2011 in St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester. She
was born on December 5, 1954 in Fitchburg; MA was the daughter of Donald
and Rita (Donahue) Kaulback. She was a member of the Leominster Eagles
Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband of 23 years Barry A.
DeCarolis of Leominster, a daughter Miranda DeCarolis of Leominster, a
sister Marianne Mascitti of Leominster, a nephew James Mascitti Jr. and
nieces Heather Lovett and Marissa Mascitti.
The funeral service will be held at 8:00 p.m. on
September 21, 2011 in the Wright-Roy Funeral Home 109 West St
Leominster. Calling hours will be held Wednesday Sept 21, 2011 from 6:00
p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home prior to the service.
David M. Flanagan, 55 years old, of Charlton
Street, Fitchburg, formerly of Leominster, died Monday, February 1, 2010
in HealthAlliance-Leominster Hospital. He is survived by his wife Terri
(Renner) Flanagan, his son Mark D. Flanagan of Leominster, his daughter
Stacy K. Tourigny and her husband Craig of Royalston, his mother Phyllis
A. (Fletcher) Flanagan of Leominster, his stepchildren Meghan O’Malley
of Leominster, Patrick O’Malley of Fitchburg, and Mitchell Sardelis of
Fitchburg, his sisters Nancy Martinson of Winchendon, Donna Uusitalo of
Fitchburg, and Linda Hier of Fitchburg, his brothers Daniel Flanagan of
Fitchburg and Timothy Flanagan of Leominster and 5 grandchildren. Also
leaves behind his beloved little Chihuahuas Baby and Lola.
Mr. Flanagan was born in Leominster son of William
E. and Phyllis A. (Fletcher) Flanagan and had lived in the
Leominster/Fitchburg area his entire life. He graduated from Leominster
Trade School and served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. David
was a self employed plumber for many years. He was a member of St. Leo's
Church in Leominster.
A Celebration of David's Life will be held on
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 from 5-6:30 PM at the Colonial
Hotel, 625 Betty Spring Road, Gardner. A Memorial Mass will be held on
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 10 AM in St. Anthony Di
Padua Church, 84 Salem Street, Fitchburg.
Piermarini, Jr., 54, of Wallkill NY, formerly of Leominster, died
Wednesday, October 28, with his loving family by his side.
He was born March 13, 1955, in Rochford, England, son of Lawrence
Piermarini and the late Gwendolyn (Jackson) Piermarini. He moved to New
York in 1995. Mr. Piermarini was employed by the Federal Government. He
loved his family and enjoyed camping with them especially in Glenn
Falls, NY, and Yogi Bear Campground in Gardiner, NY. He also had a love
Besides his father, Lawrence "Cookie" Piermarini of Leominster, he
leaves his wife of 25 years, Maureen (Regan) Piermarini; two daughters,
Tiffany and Ashley Piermarini of Wallkill, NY; three brothers, Michael
P. Piermarini and John Piermarini, both of Leominster and Allen Ebert of
will be held Monday, November 2, from Brandon Funeral Home, 305
Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg, with a Mass at 10:00 A.M. at Saint Anna's
Church, 194 Lancaster St., Leominster. Burial will follow in Saint Leo's
Cemetery. Calling hours are Sunday, November 1, from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M.
in the funeral home.
Lawrence Piermarini Jr.
1955 - 2009
1955 - 2008
Bruce died Friday, September 12,
after a period of declining health. He was born August 27, 1955 in
Salem, son of the late Robert C. Lawrence, Sr. and Emilie (Spiliotis)
Lawrence. He was raised in Leominster and had lived in Texas and
California prior to moving to Gloucester in 1985. He moved back to
Leominster in 2002. He was employed as an Administrative Executive for
Leominster businessman and philanthropist Ronald M. Ansin. As a
distinguished community activist, Bruce spent many years in service to
community organizations. He was on the Board of Directors of The Thayer
Symphony Orchestra in Leominster, The United Way of North Central
Massachusetts, The Alexis de Tocqueville Society, Community Builders,
The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Mass, The AmeriCulture Arts
Program at Fitchburg State College, The Jewish Heritage Endowment Board
at Fitchburg State College, ARC (Association of Retarded Citizens), The
Fitchburg Riverfront Park Campaign, The Visitors Board at Applewild
School in Fitchburg, The Fitchburg Cycling Club, The Fitchburg By Design
Theatre Redevelopment Project, The City of Fitchburg's Theatre
Feasibility Study, the Montachusett Branch of the
American Heart Association, and most recently Spectrum Health Systems in
Worcester. In 1992, he was elected Secretary of the Gloucester
Democratic City Committee, and was a delegate to the 1994 Massachusetts
Democratic Convention. He served in 1995 as Media Liaison for the Burke
for Mayor Committee in Gloucester and was a member of the 1994 and 1996
Fitchburg Inaugural Committees. He was the founder/ President and CEO of
The Night Star Group in Leominster MA, Director of Moonlighting
Enterprises in Ascutney, VT and most recently a committee member for
NES2K (the official Honda S2000 Car Club). In 2005, Bruce proudly
proclaimed both his acting debut and retirement from the 'international
stage' playing the role of Dennis Shepard in Fitchburg State College's
production of The Laramie Project performed in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Bruce leaves his husband, Ira W.
Leighton III; three brothers, Robert C., Jr. of Hope Valley, RI, Richard
C. of Bealeton, VA, and Glenn S. of Keene, NH; a sister, Audrey L.
Quigley of Canton; nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many
close friends. He also leaves the Karen & Jeff Bean family of Fitchburg,
of whose "unique extended family" he was blessed to have been a member.
A brother, Kenneth Allen Lawrence, predeceased him in 1956. LAWRENCE At
his request, there will be no calling hours or funeral. A celebration of
his life will be held on Saturday September 27, 12 noon to 2 P.M. at
Rollstone Congregational Church, 199 Main St., Fitchburg a light tea
will be served immediately following in Cookman Hall at the Church. In
lieu of flowers, requests for donations may be made to "The Bruce
Lawrence Teen Center", being created in his honor at The Boys and Girls
Club of North Central Massachusetts, 365 Lindell Ave., Leominster, MA
01453. Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg is assisting
the family with arrangements.
William J. Butler, 51, of 22 Vine St., died
Tuesday, Oct. 10, in HealthAlliance Hospital/Leominster after being
stricken ill at home.
Bill was born in Leominster on Jan. 2,
1955, son of Ronald L. Butler, Sr. and the late Beatrice M. (Conner)
Butler and was a lifelong resident. Bill was a fleet mechanic at Medstar Ambulance Service in Leominster and a supervisor at Quality
Towing & Recovery, Inc. in Leominster.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years,
Cynthia E. (Nichols) Butler; his father, Ronald L. Butler Sr.; a
stepdaughter, Valerie Boudreau; three daughters, Billie Jeanne
Butler, Amy Butler, and Becky Butler; a son, Nathan Butler; a
sister, Robin K. Key and two brothers, David A. Butler and John G.
Butler. He was predeceased by a sister, Jeanne M. Butler in 2001 and
a brother, Ronald L. Butler, Jr. in 2004.
A graveside service was held in Evergreen
1955 - 2006
1955 - 2005
John L. Boissoneau, Jr., 50, of 98 Harrison St., died
Saturday morning, Sept. 10, in Emerson Hospital, Concord, after being
He was born in Leominster, the son of John L. and Mary (Ladner)
Boissoneau, Sr., and had lived in Florida, before returning to
Leominster several years ago. He was a 1973 graduate of Leominster High
School and was a member of St. Leo’s Church in Leominster.
Mr. Boissoneau worked at Moore’s Lumber Yard in Ayer. He also had
worked as a carpenter for Vaillencourt Siding Co. in Ashby.
Class of 1973 Deceased
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