Leicester: Frank E. "Bud" Laureyns, 77 of Wesley Dr., died Thursday,Nov. 10th. at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester.
He leaves his wife of 40 years, Helen P. (McCausland) Laureyns, a daughter Deann Laureyns of Worcester, step son James R. Ahlstrand and his wife Kris of Auburn, his brother Richard Laureyns and his wife Jane of Pittsfield, grandchildren; Erik, Grace, Kyle, and Christopher, a son Glenn Laureyns predeceased him
Bud was a salesman for Camfor Dist. Co. for several years, retiring in 2006. Previously he worked at Lou Horton Distributors.
Born in Jersey City,N.J., he was the son of Francis E. and Clara (Viale) Laureyns and graduated from Lee High School in Lee, MA. He later served his country with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was a proud member of the Republican Party and a strong advocate for Second Amendment rights.
Memorial services will be held at a later date and at a time to be announced.There are no calling hours.
MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.