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Obituary: Rita A. Larmand, 85

Jan 16, 2017 12:44PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Rita A. Larmand

 Dracut, MA - Rita A. Larmand, 85, died on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Willow Manor Nursing Home in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of the late Armand Larmand, who passed away in 2013.

Born in Lowell, MA on February 14, 1931, Rita was a daughter to the late Aura (Ayotte) and Peter Barry.

Rita dedicated her life to caring and raising her family whom she loved so much. In her spare time she enjoyed cooking, gardening, playing cards and going to the beach. Most of all she enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her family. Especially attending her grandchildren's sports events. She was an avid Red Sox fan. 

Rita is survived and will be deeply missed by her four children, Linda Cowern and her husband David of Dracut, Sandra Piekarski and her husband William of Rye, NH, Marc Larmand and his wife Kathleen of Dracut, and Scott Larmand of Lowell; two sisters, Lorraine Gaucher and Priscilla Stone and her husband Robert all of Dracut; seven grandchildren and their significant others : James Murphy, Shannon Murphy and Brian Cozy, Colin Piekarski and Jessi Penney, Alexa Piekarski, Andrew Larmand and Rachel Allen, Amanda Larmand and Nicholas Toe, Alex Larmand. One Great-grandchild Brandon Cozy. Also many nieces and nephews. 

ARRANGEMENTS: At the family's request all services were held privately and under the direction of the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, Dracut. Memorial donations can be made to Lowell General Hospital TeamWalk For Cancercare c/o Philanthropy Dept. 295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell MA 01854. To leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit, or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home."
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