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June 3, 2013

Laura M. (Boston) Alvino, 40


Haverhill — Laura M. (Boston) Alvino, 40, of Haverhill, died Saturday, June 1, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Melrose, March 6, 1973, daughter of Tom and Sandra (McElroy) Boston of North Andover.

Educated in the Melrose school system, Laura graduated from Melrose High School, class of 1991. She earned her bachelor’s degree in international business from Babson College and her master's degree in education from Merrimack College.

For over 10 years, she was employed as an administrator for the afterschool Discovery Club for the City of Haverhill.

Laura played on local soccer teams, raised money for cystic fibrosis, and cherished her trip to Ireland with many of her friends to celebrate her 40th birthday.

Besides her parents, her survivors include her husband of 14 years, Anthony “Tony” Alvino Jr. of Haverhill; two daughters, Shannon (10) and Boston (6) both of Haverhill; two sisters, Aimee and her husband, Steve, Whitten of Haverhill and Catherine Boston of Hampton, N.H.; a brother, Jon Boston of No. Andover; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Tony and Karen (Crawford) Alvino Sr. of Bradford; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Celebration of Laura’s Life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Rd., Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.