Lawrence E. Moreau
Formerly of Lowell, MA, WWll Vet; 85
LONDONDERRY, NH -- Lawrence Edward Moreau, 85, of Londonderry, NH, and formerly of North Adams, MA, and Lowell, MA, died Monday, March 10, 2014, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House surrounded by his family.
He was born in North Adams on October 5, 1928, a son of the late Leo Arthur Moreau Sr. and Alvina Maude (Landry) Moreau. He graduated from Drury High School and Bentley University.
Mr. Moreau was decorated veteran of the United States Army during WWII serving as a T5. He was employed at the Sprague Electric Co. in North Adams as a manager of purchasing and corporate contracts. He then was employed at Torque Systems, Inc. Division of EG&G in Waltham, MA, serving as the director of materials. Mr. Moreau was last employed as an insurance and stock advisor at the Prudential Insurance Company in Chelmsford, MA.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, and golf.
While a resident of North Adams, he was a member of the City Council and a Fourth Degree Knight in the local Knight of Columbus.
He was predeceased by his wife, Lorraine (Rivers) Moreau whom he married in 1950. Survivors include his children, Eileen Chabot and her husband, John of Montgomery, IL, Edward Moreau and his wife, Barbara of Northfield, MA, and Jane Aubrey and her husband, Christopher of Londonderry, NH; as well as five grandchildren Lynne and Adam Chabot, Matthew, Nicole and Jason Aubrey and three great-grandchildren, Jack, Ben and Emma Chabot.
He is also survived by two brothers, Leo Moreau of Conway, SC, and Richard Moreau of Clarksburg, MA.
He was predeceased by a brother, Norman, also of North Adams.
MOREAU -- A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Lawrence E. Moreau will be celebrated Saturday, March 15 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Elizabeth Church in North Adams, MA. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling Hours at the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, MA. are Saturday from 10:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested for Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA. 01830. To send a card or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Published in Lowell Sun on Mar. 13, 2014