LYNDA L. (ANDRUS)
Lynda L. (Andrus) Vautour, 52, of
Leominster, died unexpectedly Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at
the Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport. She was born in
Shediac, NB, Canada on Oct. 16, 1959, and had lived in
Leominster most of her life. She graduated from
Leominster High School in 1977 and received an
Associates Degree from Mount Wachusett Community College
Lynda was a member of St. Anna
Parish and its St. Anna Society. She was a valued member
of Family Advisory Committee to DCF, she was Queen
Mother to the Red Apple Ladies, a member of the
Fraternal Order of Eagles, as well as volunteering for
many other organizations. Lynda will sadly be missed by
all who knew her. Her smile and laughter will last as a
cherished memory. She was a volunteer extraordinaire, a
great friend, mother, daughter, sister, and aunt, but
what she was most proud of is being Michael’s Memere!
She is survived by her father,
William G. Andrus of Leominster; one daughter, Laura L.
Vautour of Leominster; three sons, Jeremy M.J. Vautour
and wife, Melissa of Leominster, Adam W. Greene and
husband, Tim of Lowell, and Dylan S. Vautour of Lowell;
two sisters, Donna Woodward and Terrie Warren both of
Leominster; two brothers, Wayne Andrus of Canada and
Mark Andrus of Leominster; and one grandson, Michael
Vautour of Leominster. She was predeceased by her
mother, Simone (Belliveau) Andrus in 2008.
Memorial contributions may be made
to the St. Anna’s Restoration Fund, 199 Lancaster St.,
Leominster, MA 01453.
The Silas F. Richardson & Son
Funeral Home directed arrangements.
James "Puggo" M. Larkin
1959 - 2011
James "Puggo" M. Larkin, 52 years old, of
Leominster, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, in HealthAlliance-Leominster
Hospital surrounded by his loving family and friends. He is survived by
his brother Dean P. Larkin of Leominster, 2 sisters Linda L. Maahs and
her husband Jeffrey of Leominster and Jacqueline M. Edmands and her
husband Kevin of Leominster, his girlfriend Becky Scola of Leominster,
his nephews and nieces Robert Vorse, Marlena Maahs, Marisa Maahs, Dean
Larkin, Jr., Danielle Larkin, Connor Edmands and Kurt Edmands, and his
very special godchildren Jordan Whitney and Brett Barassi. He also
leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends.
Jim was born on January 16, 1959 in Leominster son
of David W. and Loretta J. (Rintala) Larkin and was a life long
resident. He graduated from Leominster High School in 1977 and was a
pressman at Atlantic Graphics in Clinton. He was a member of the
Leominster Lodge of Elks and Monoosnock Country Club in Leominster. Jim
was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing softball and hockey. He loved
spending time with family and his many friends.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, July 10,
2011 from 4-8 p.m. in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral
Home, 106 West Street, Leominster. A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be
held on Monday, July 11, 2011 from 12-5 p.m. at the
Monoosnock Country Club, 40 Monoosnock Ave., Leominster. Burial will be
private. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Puggo's name to the
Monoosnock Country Club's Jr. Golf Camp, 40 Monoosnock Ave., Leominster,
MA 01453 or to the American Heart Association (Team Connor), 20 Speen
Street Framingham, MA 01701.
M. (Reynolds) Williams
1959 - 2009
Jean M. (Reynolds) Williams, 49 years old, of
Leominster, died peacefully at home with her family by her side,
Saturday, July 18, 2009, after a lengthy illness.
Born Jean M. Reynolds to John and Helen (Girouard)
Reynolds on August 8, 1959, she joined two brothers, William Reynolds
and Daniel Reynolds. She was a 1977 graduate of Leominster High School
and was a member of St. Anna's Church. She married Barry W. Williams on
November 25, 1978 and had two children, Jonathan Williams and Sarah
Jean was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife,
mother and friend. She was a very caring person, always concerned for
others before herself. She loved life, which showed in her beautiful
smile, a smile that made her waitressing days at Friendly's, Monty's and
the Gondola so very special to so many people. For the past 10 years she
worked in customer service at the David Clark Co. in Worcester. Jean
enjoyed spending time on Cape Cod, going to various casinos and playing
the Massachusetts State Lottery.
Jean was an inspiration to all during her
courageous seven year battle with cancer. She never gave up, she never
complained, she never showed the pain she was going through. She touched
the hearts of so many in her lifetime, leaving behind so many wonderful
memories for all to hold onto as her suffering has ended and she has
gone in peace.
Jean is survived by her mother, Helen Reynolds;
her father, John Reynolds died in 2007; her brothers, William and Daniel Reynolds; her loving husband Barry
Williams; her son Jonathan Williams; her daughter Sarah Mayer and
husband Seth Mayer; her grandsons Brett Williams, Hunter Gallant and Colten Artist; as well as her expected first granddaughter and her
faithful companion Gadget. She is also survived by many brothers-in-law,
sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. She will be very much missed by all
and all who knew her. May she rest in peace.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday,
July 21, 2009 from the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home,
106 West Street, Leominster with a mass at 10 am in St.
Anna's Church, 194 Lancaster Street, Leominster. Burial will be in St.
Leo's Cemetery, Leominster. Calling hours will be held on Monday,
July 20, 2009 from 5-8 pm in the funeral home. In
lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Jean Williams
Memorial Fund, 830 Lancaster Street, Leominster, MA 01453, to benefit
1958 - 2006
Theresa “Terry” P. (Hagwood) Simkewicz, 48, of 349
High St., Gardner, died Sunday, Dec. 31, in Heywood Hospital, Gardner,
following a long illness.
Born in Fitchburg on Oct. 6, 1958, she was the
daughter of the late Ruben S. and Leona T. (Scott) Hagwood.
Terry was a self-employed Daycare Provider in
After graduating from Leominster High School,
she attended Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner.
Terry loved going to the beach and the ocean. She
enjoyed decorating her home. Terry was an avid fan of her children’s
sporting events, never missing a game. Her favorite times were spent with
Besides her mother, Leona T. Hagwood of Fitchburg,
she leaves her husband, Christopher M. Simkewicz, whom she married Aug.
20, 2003; one son, Kyle R. Duval of Gardner; one daughter, Kayla A. Duval,