Lawrence S. Student
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of Leominster, was shoe store owner, Vet; 84
LEOMINSTER -- Lawrence S. Student, 84, of Leominster, died on Thursday, February 14, 2013.
His wife of 49 years, Shirley (Rubin) Student died in 2001. He leaves a son, Michael J. Student and his wife, Barbara of Scarsdale, NY; a daughter, Toby, wife of Michael Schindler of Fitchburg; and a grandson, Sanford Student.
He was born in Fitchburg, the son of Hyman and Esther (Orlov) Student, and lived in Fitchburg and Leominster his entire life.
With his father, he owned and operated Student Bros. Family Shoe Stores in Fitchburg, Gardner, and Leominster. With his wife, he co-authored "Beginning Bonsai, The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growing."
He graduated from Fitchburg High School and Nichols College. He was a member of Rotary, Tower Hill Botanical Gardens, Congregation Agudat Achim of Leominster, was a Past President of Fitchburg Jewish Community Center, and was a trustee of Camp Split Rock and the Northeast Bonsai Association.
He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War.
STUDENT -- Funeral Services will be held Sunday, Feb. 17, at 10 A.M. at Congregation Agudat Achim, 268 Washington St., in Leominster. Burial will be in Agudas Achim Cemetery in Fitchburg. Under the direction of Richard Perlman of Brezniak Rodman Funeral Home of Newton. Memorial contributions may be made to Health Alliance Home/Health Hospice, 25 Tucker Dr., Leominster, MA 01453. Memorial Observance will be announced at the time of the funeral. www.brezniakrodman.com
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Feb. 15, 2013