Rita LaRochelle

Obituary of Rita J LaRochelle

 Rita J. (Frechette) LaRochelle 81, of Burlington, passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, with her family by her side after a long battle with cancer.  Rita is survived by her husband of 57 years, Gerald, and her son Laurence and his wife Denise of MA.  She was the mother of the late Laura, formerly of Burlington.  Rita leaves behind many relatives and friends who share the family’s grief.  Raised and educated in Woburn, Rita went on to become a certified Electrologist and practiced this profession in Burlington for may years before retiring.  With an eye for detail and creative nature, she then took up detailed needlework and crafted numerous award wining counted cross stitch and quilting pieces.  Rita’s wish was to be buried with her beloved daughter Laura.  This was completed as she wished at a funeral service with her family in attendance. Arrangements under the direction of the Edward V Sullivan Funeral Home.   For online guestbook see www.sullivanfuneralhome.net


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