January 17, 1915 - February 27, 2013
Elizabeth V. (Pasquarelli) Lawrence, 98, of
Leominster, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in UMass Medical Center,
Belmont St. in Worcester. She was born on January 17, 1915, in
Fitchburg, MA. She was the daughter of Quincy and Santa (Giambrocco)
Pasquarelli. She was a graduate of Leominster High School Class of 1933,
where she played intra-class basketball, even though she was only 5'1".
She loved to play the piano and played for the high school at several
events. She worked in the office at the Foster Grant Co. for 17 years in
Payroll, before retiring. Elizabeth was a member of St. Leo's Parish in
Leominster, a member of the Living Rosary, and the former member of the
Blessed Virgin Sodality. She is survived by her son, Richard W.
Lawrence, of Naples, Florida, her daughter, Sheila M. Roy, of
Leominster, her sister Gloria R. Palazzi, of Leominster, three
grandchildren; Cheryl Sexton, of Naples, FL, Brain Lawrence, of
Centerville, MA, Karen Phillips, of Lehigh Acres, FL, six
great-grandchildren; Christopher Sexton, Kaitlynn Sexton, Shauna
Lawrence, Brian Lawrence Jr., Ashley Phillips, and Kaylee Phillips. She
also leaves step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces,
nephews, cousins, and many loving friends. She was predeceased by her
husband of 63 years Albert G. Lawrence who died in 2002, and her sister
Geraldine B. Poirier, baby sisters, Esther and Veronica Pasquarelli;
daughter-in-law, Anne Lawrence and son-in-law, Reginald Roy. She will
always be remembered as a person who laughed often, smiled much and
loved everyone always. We also know she can hear loud and clear now.
Burial was in St. Leo's Cemetery.
Fred A. Person
1915 - 2008
Fred A. Person, 92, of 225
Ridgewood Drive, died Saturday, June 7, 2008, in
HealthAlliance Hospital/Leominster. He was born on July
30, 1915, in Sterling, the son of John and Alice
Mr. Person was employed by Cluet-Peabody
as a payroll manager for 38 years, and as an accountant
for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for 10 years.
He had served in the U.S. Army
during World War II with the 1199th Engineer Base Depot
Group, attaining the rating of Technician Fifth Grade.
He received the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal,
American Theater Campaign Ribbon, and the European
African Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon.
Mr. Person was a graduate of
Leominster High School, where he played football. After
his retirement he was a volunteer for 12 years with the
Brain Injured Children, in Fitchburg, and also was a
very active member of the No. 6 School House in
Leominster. He is survived by his loving wife of 69
years, Yvonne (Colard) Person; his daughter, MaryJane
Person of Worcester; two sons, James Person of Gardner
and Jeffrey Person of Westminster; a sister, Ellen
Stuart of Sterling; five grandchildren, John Person,
Kris Person, Lindsay Morgan, Katherine Person, and
Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
1915 - 2011
Riccardo Joseph Cavaioli, 96 of Leominster, died peacefully in his
home after a brief illness on Saturday January 15, 2011. He was born in
Leominster, son of the late Nicola and Filomena (Monaco) Cavaioli and
was predeceased by his loving wife Louise and his brothers Elio and
Joseph Cavaioli. He graduated from Leominster High School in 1933.
He served as a U.S. Marine in WWII as a member of Marine Air Wing
III. For 35 years, he was co-owner of Superior Comb Company in
Leominster and retired in 1980. He was a lifetime member of the Elks
Lodge of Leominster, Saint Anna's Parish, and a proud member of the
Leominster High School, undefeated, 1932 Hall of Fame football team.
He leaves daughters Carol and
grandchildren Michael Millette, Richard Millette, Evan Medbury, Kyla
Ryan, Paul Medbury, Jennifer Grebel, and Benjamin Medbury. He also
leaves thirteen great grandchildren, Henry, Sophie, Lillian, Cyrena,
Griffin, Tyler, Lissette, George, Colin, Emily, Claire, Aidan, and Aaron
as well as many nieces and nephews. He is survived by his sister Gina T.
Prentice and sisters-in-law Aurora Cavaioli and Annette Bianchini.
Burial with military honors was held in St. Leo's Cemetery,