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Edward T. LaRoche

December 12, 1959 ~ October 31, 2018 (age 58)

Edward T. “Ed” LaRoche, 58, of S. Ashburnham, died peacefully Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in the Caldwell Home of Fitchburg, surrounded by his family.

            Born in Gardner on December 12, 1959, he was the son of the late Leo and Alberta (Harmon) LaRoche.

            Edward graduated from Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School of Fitchburg with the Class of 1977.  He was employed by Tyco of Westminster as an Application Engineer Supervisor, retiring recently due to illness.

            Edward enjoyed computers, electronics and reading. He loved being at home and treasured time spent with his family.

            He leaves his wife of 28 Years, Julie A. (Gallant) LaRoche of S. Ashburnham; two daughters, Lindsey Levesque and her husband Joshua of Gardner, and Abbi LaRoche of S. Ashburnham; three brothers, Richard LaRoche and his wife Linda of Gardner, Arthur LaRoche and his wife Margaret of Virginia, and Douglas LaRoche and his wife Pamela of N. Brookfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Edward was predeceased by his brother, Ronald LaRoche and sister, Linda Perreault.

            Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 9th at 12:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Gardner.

            A calling hour will be held Friday, November 9th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

            Memorial contributions may be made to GVNA Healthcare, Inc., 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440 or to the Caldwell Home, 10 Prospect Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420.  Please reference in memory of Edward T. LaRoche.

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