Dianne ( Kaulback )DeCarolis

1954  -  2011


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.

Funeral Information

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.


David M. Flanagan

1955  -  2010

Lawrence 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 of history.
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 England.

The funeral 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

Bruce D. Lawrence

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 Cemetery, Leominster.

William Butler

1955 - 2006

John L. Boissoneau Jr.
1955 - 2005

John L. Boissoneau, Jr., 50, of 98 Harrison St., died Saturday morning, Sept. 10, in Emerson Hospital, Concord, after being stricken ill.

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


List by Cathy Hesketh Sept '08
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Sandra Firmani Thomas Fontaine Joe Fournier
Peggy Houle Robert H. Karlson James Lee Miller
Carol Murphy Tom Mc Murray Bernard Royer

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