OBITUARY: Judith A. (Green) LaBossiere, 82

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Judith A. LaBossiere (Green), “Judy”, age 82, of Wilmington, MA, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2021, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

Judy was born on December 7, 1938; she was the dear daughter of the late Hubert and Margaret Green. Judy was raised and educated in West Medford and was a graduate of Matignon High School with the Class of 1956. Judy went on to further her education at Framingham State College where she earned in Bachelor’s Degree in Education.

Judy married her “sweetheart” Norman LaBossiere on February 16, 1963; the couple moved to Wilmington in 1965, they shared over 58 years of marriage, raised a beautiful family and spent many wonderful times together with their family and friends. Judy was a very devoted and loving wife and mother; her family was always her priority and there wasn’t anything she wouldn’t do for them. Judy looked forward to the summers spent at Newfound Lake in New Hampshire with her family, extended family and friends; they always had a great time and made countless memories throughout the years. Judy’s pride and joy was her role as “Grammy”; she just adored her grandchildren and attended everything they were involved in whether it was a school event, sporting event or special celebration she was always there to cheer them on.

Judy was a hard worker and an excellent teacher; in her earlier years she took a teaching position at the Boutwell School in Wilmington where she was one of the first teachers. Judy loved her students and treated them as her own; she also got along well with her fellow teachers and made many life-long friendships with them. When Judy started to have her own family she took a leave of absence to raise her children but in later years returned to teaching and substituting for the Wilmington School Department. Judy was a beloved teacher, she formed strong bonds and was still in touch with some of her students throughout the years.

Judy was a lovely lady who went out of her way to help others and make the world a nicer place. She was dearly loved and will forever be missed.

Judy was the beloved wife of 58 years to Norman L. LaBossiere, devoted mother of Susanne Evans & her husband Russell of Hampstead, NH, Karen Moore & her husband Thomas of Derry, NH, Bob LaBossiere & his wife Bonnie of Salem, NH and Jennifer Obremski & her husband John of Melrose, MA. Loving “Grammy” of Christopher Evans & his wife Natasha, Kyle & Scott Evans, Kaitlyn & Taylor Moore, Emma & Nolan LaBossiere and Michael & Jack Obremski. Cherished daughter of the late Hubert and Margaret (Sullivan) Green, dear sister of Jane Evans & her husband Henry of Dover, NH. Judy was also a special aunt to her nieces and nephews and is further survived by her constant companion, her dog Bennie.

Family and friends gathered for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA, on Tuesday, February 23rd from 5:00-7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial took place on Wednesday, February 24th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, MA. Interment followed in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Judy’s memory may be made to the Parish of the Transfiguration (St. Thomas Church), 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, MA 01887.

Judy’s family would like to send out a heartfelt thank you to the staff at the Lahey Clinic; their kindness, compassion and excellent care for Judy will forever be appreciated.

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