Lawrence R. Iarossi, 74
Lawrence R. Iarossi, 74, of Hopedale, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013, at the Milford Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of Susan M. (Smith) Iarossi, whom he married in 2005.
Born in Somerville, he was the son of Nickolas and Angelina (DelBene) Iarossi, and was a graduate of the Somerville schools.
He retired in 2004 after over 20 years as a truck driver with Braun’s Express in Hopedale.
A 6 year U.S. Army Veteran, he served with the 83rd Combat Engineers in France and Germany. An avid Patriots fan, he enjoyed fishing and his family. He worked part time at the Community House in Hopedale, and for the past 3 years, volunteered in the beer tent at the Oktoberfest celebration in Hopedale, and had ran for Park Commissioner in Hopedale.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Richard Iarossi and his wife Maryann of Melrose, Lawrence Iarossi Jr of Somerville, Anthony Iarossi of Hopedale, and Tammy Diesi of Waltham. He was the brother of Anthony Iarossi of Malden, and the late Victoria Meagen. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Larry’s Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10 AM at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St. Milford MA. Burial will follow in the Hopedale Village Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held Monday from 4 to 7 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Boston V.A. Medical Center, Voluntary Services, 1400 VFW Parkway, Boston, MA 02132.