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Taylor R Lahtinen

Taylor R. Lahtinen, 22, of Templeton, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Enfield, CT.
He was born in Gardner on May 12, 1994, the son of Keith Lahtinen and Denise (Dube) Woodward.
Taylor graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 2012. He was employed by J. LeBlanc Landscaping as a landscaper.
Taylor's passion was music. He was an exceptional drummer, and loved playing with his band RippedTide. He enjoyed camping, trips to the White Mountains and was an avid fan of the Boston Bruins. He loved his family, and was a loving, devoted father to his daughter Anna. Taylor's enthusiasm for life, beautiful smile and huge heart will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Taylor leaves his mother, Denise (Dube) Woodward and her husband Scott of Templeton; his father, Keith Lahtinen of Gardner; daughter, Annalisa Lahtinen; step-mother, Kim LeBlanc of Leominster; paternal grandmother, Sheila Harris of Gardner; two brothers, Timothy J. Lahtinen and his wife Stephanie of Westminster and Chad LeBlanc of Gardner; step-brother, Tyler Woodward and his wife Jessica of Fort Meade, MD; one sister, Kaylin Rushia and her husband Pat of Athol; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He also leaves his Godparents, Tom and Heather Dube of Winchendon.
Funeral Services and burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the A.E.D. Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 67, Westminster, MA 01473.
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Denise - There are no words that anyone can say to ease the pain in your heart. Please know that we are praying for you and your family.

Bill & Maggie Whiteman Nov 6 2016 12:00 AM

While the loss of a loved one is never easy, even when anticipated, it is most certainly the hardest when they are taken from us too soon. Your recent loss of your beloved Taylor whose tragic death at such a youthful age is definitely in the category of those hard losses. We ask for God's blessings on your family. May you find the courage and strength to move forward in peace and confidence by remembering you do not walk alone. In deepest sympathy.

Every Parent Oct 30 2016 12:00 AM

Denise, I am so sorry for your lose. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Leo Legault Oct 28 2016 12:00 AM

Taylor's entire family My condolences on the passing of Taylor. My heart was saddened when I heard that this young man is no longer here. I remember Taylor's smiling face as one of the goalies for the 495 Stars hockey team that he played on with my son Casey. God bless his entire family my heart and prayers go out to all of you .

Laurie Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Taylor Lahtinen

Pierre Whitney lit a memorial candle Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Denise, Scott and family...I was so saddened to hear of Taylors passing. There are no words that will lessen the pain, anger, and confusion that his death has caused. My heart aches for the pain I know you feel. May God, family, friends and the angels surround you with their love and support through this terrible time. My prayers are with you all.

Colleen Conway Oct 21 2016 12:00 AM

Denise and family, words can't express how sorry we are for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

Wirtanen family Oct 21 2016 12:00 AM

Denise, Tom, Heather and families. Thoughts and prayers sent to you during this most difficult time. I am very sorry for your loss and hope that you will be able to find peace and comfort during this time and in the days ahead. Take care.

Jim Gardner Oct 21 2016 12:00 AM

Denise, Tom, Heather, and family and friends of Taylor.... I am so sorry to hear that Taylor has passed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hoping you find peace... :,(

Tanya Allain Oct 21 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Tom, Heather and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Simply too young. We pray that you all are kept in comfort knowing that Taylor is now at peace with The Lord. Hold on to your dear memories of this young man. Please stay safe and be well. Hugs to All. Lots of Love, Charles and Allison

Charles and Allison Gaston Oct 21 2016 12:00 AM

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