Jasper R. Chirco

of Leominster; 62

LEOMINSTER -- Jasper R. Chirco, 62 years old, of Leominster died in Saint Anne's Hospital in Fall River on Saturday, November 17, 2012. He is survived by his wife Kelly A. (Brown) Chirco, his son Jasper Zachary Chirco of Fitchburg, his step-daughter Stephanie Lambros of Leominster, his sister Frances Hatfield of Leominster and nephew Anthony Coyle. He was predeceased by his sister Paula Coyle in 1977.

Jasper was born April 23, 1950 in Leominster, son of Jasper A. and Alvera M. (Ciprotti) Chirco and had lived here most of his life. He graduated from Leominster High School in 1968 and received an associate's degree from Mt. Wachusett Community College in Gardner. He most recently had worked as a poker dealer in Las Vegas. Prior to that he had owned and operated Jasper's Coffee Shop and the Little Kitchen both in Leominster.

CHIRCO -- The funeral will be held from the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster on Saturday, November 24, 2012 with a funeral mass at 11:00 am in St. Anna's Church, 194 Lancaster Street, Leominster. Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 5-8 pm in the funeral home. www.richardsonfuneralhome.net

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Nov. 21, 2012