Lawrence, MA — Mrs. Virginia B. (Hebert) Larochelle, 80, of Lawrence died Wednesday at Lawrence General Hospital. Born in Lawrence, Mrs. Larochelle had been an area resident all her life. The daughter of the late William and Yvonne (Topping) Hebert, she served honorably in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Mrs. Larochelle was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish and the greatest joy in her life was spending time with her family. The widow of Ludger Larochelle and mother of the late Robert Larochelle, she is survived by four daughters, Jeanne and her husband, Kenneth Croswell of Lawrence, Catherine Croswell of Methuen, Susan Larochelle of Lawrence, and Judith and her husband, Guy Beauregard, of Salem, NH; three sons, George Larochelle and his wife, Kim, of Methuen, Richard Larochelle of Lawrence, and William Larochelle of Lawrence; one sister, Joan and her husband, Gerard Clavette, of Methuen. There are 19 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Plonowski Funeral Home, 180 Jackson St., Lawrence. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 12 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish St. Theresa Church, burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Edgar J. Racicot Inc. Funeral Home, 978-683-2706, www.racicotfuneralhome.com.