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Lawrence L. Elliott

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, March 28th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Lawrence L. Elliott, who died at his Everett residence following a brief illness on Monday, March 24th, at 92 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, March 29th at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (directly across from Everett City Hall – 487 Broadway), Everett, at 11 a.m.  Mr. Elliott was born & raised in Everett, lived there his entire life & graduated with the class of 1939 at Everett High School.  He entered the United States Navy during World War II in July of 1942 & served until February of 1946, with the rank of Aviation Ordinanceman 1st Class.  He was a long time member of Post #18 – Everett American Legion.  In the summer of 1946, he went to work for the City of Everett & rose to the position of Sealer of Weights & Measures, a position he held until retiring in 1992.  Mr. Elliott was a dynamic personality & remained most active until just two weeks ago.  He had been diagnosed with squamous cell esophageal cancer one year ago, & maintained a full schedule, even to his fond passion for “Ballroom Dancing.”  His late wife, Rose M. (DellaPiana) Elliott, was his dance partner until her death in 2007.  After her death, he returned to the dance floor, “never in need of a partner.”  He was an inspiration to any & all who came to have the honor & pleasure of meeting him.  He is the devoted father of Michael L. Elliott & his wife Ann E. of Revere, Debra A. “Debbie” Heckbert & her husband Ronald of Bridgewater, & Linda M. Donnelly & her husband Mitchell of Everett.  He is also lovingly survived by 7 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, & many nieces & nephews.  He was the dear brother of the late: Dorothy Alexander, Ruth Foster, Joan MacDonald, & Maxine White.  Interment will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the “Restoration Fund” at Immaculate Conception Parish, 489 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149-3603.

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, March 28th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett.

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the “Restoration Fund” at Immaculate Conception Parish, 489 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149-3603.

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  1. Mike Ravesi
    Mar 28 2014

    Debbie and Linda, I just heard,. I am so sorry for your loss. I’m sure it’s tough now, but don’t forget how lucky you’ve been to have your father around for so long.

  2. Ringman/Gliottone families
    Mar 28 2014

    We are all so sad to learn of your dad’s passing. He will be remembered for his sweet and caring personality and love of tennis and dancing. He will certainly be missed at Camp. Hold on to your memories of him and we wish you all peace during this difficult time. With sympathy,
    Inga and Roy
    Debi, Gary, Ingrid, and Annika

  3. Rick & Nancy Desisto
    Mar 28 2014

    Sorry to hear of your loss.

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