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Mrs.  Laurene A. (Boyd) Gadbois

Mrs. Laurene A. (Boyd) Gadbois
  • October 27, 1934 - July 20, 2016
  • Reading, Massachusetts

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“I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Laurene - I worked with Laurene for many years at FTS/Datum and loved her!! not only a coworker but a...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Donna Amero Cusick - Coworker

“Dear Paula, Dianne and Debbie, I can't tell you how very sorry I am to hear about Laurene. She was an unbelievable lady and I just adored her and...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Sally Chanonhouse - Rockford, IL

“Very sorry to hear the news of Laurene's passing.A class act and pillar of the Quality Space Management community and a majorreason why Frequency &...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Steve DiMare - Kittery, ME

“Paula, Diane and DebbieI was saddened to learn of Laurene's passing.I first knew her when I 14 and I babysat for her. She was trying to establish a...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Pauline Magrane-Reimold - Hayes, VA

“Dear Paula, Diane and Debbie,It saddens me to hear of Laurene's passing.I started baby sitting for her in a difficult time of her life.She worked...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Pauline Magrane-Reimold - Hayes, VA

“My sincerest condolences to your family. I worked with Laurene for many years and will always have very fond memories. She was such a kind and...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Michelle Gilmore - Beverly, MA

“The Gadbois Family,We are sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. She was always such a pleasant woman to see.Dr Vouras & Staff ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Vouras DMD - Reading, MA

“Was so sad to here if LG's passing, she was a mentor, friend, co worked for many years at FTS/Datum in Beverly. She was one of the best!!! I will...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Jerry Guilebbe - Beverly, MA

“Dear Deb and family and Diane and family:Your mother was a very special lady to all who knew her and she knew many!She was a dearest friend to me and...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Debbie and family and Diane and family:Your mother was a very special lady to all who knew her and she knew many! She was a dearest friend to...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Diane and Debbie I am deeply sorry to hear the passing of your mom ....She was a wonderful woman . I can't imagine the pain your feeling at...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Leo Iacopucci - South Portland, ME

“Love you always and I will miss everyday, you were my Rock!,Sweet thoughts forever.Love Debbie ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Powers - Family


Laurene A. (Boyd) Gadbois of Reading, age 81, passed away on July 20, 2016. Laurene was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Laurene's loving family are saddened by their loss of such an amazing woman who was a valued resident of Reading for 81 years. Laurene contributed greatly to the community by serving the Scholarship Foundation of Reading as well as organizing the Reading High School reunions for her graduating class. She also gave to the community by volunteering in the town elections for many years. In addition Laurene had a lifelong interest in Veteran Affairs and served as a DAV Auxiliary Officer. She was also praised for carrying on the program of flowers for Veterans on Memorial Day and was instrumental in raising funds for this program.

Laurene was the devoted wife of the late Edward I. Gadbois. Beloved mother of Diane L. Quijada and her husband Ernie and Debra L. Powers and her husband John. Cherished grandmother of Sean E. Powers, Ryan P. McCann and his wife Andrea, Michael J. Powers, Chelsy R. McCann, McKenzie L. Stamper and her husband Jesse, and the late Jacqualine Quijada and Ernie Quijada III. Laurene is also survived by 3 great grandchildren Ernie Quijada IV, Cal Stamper and Wynn Stamper. She was the caring sister of Paula Clark and her husband Jay, and the late Barbara Moorman and June Britton.

The Celebration of Laurene Gadbois Life will begin on Thursday, July 28th where friends and family are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family from 4-8pm in the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home. A funeral Service Celebration will be held on Friday, July 29th at 10am at the Chapel of the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden Streeet Reading followed by interment at Forest Glen Cemetery in Reading.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edward I. and Laurene A. Gadbois memory to the Reading Scholarship Foundation, Inc. PO Box 492 – Reading, Massachusetts 01867 or by going to http://www.readingsf.org/HomePage.aspx .

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