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Frederick H. LaFlash, Sr.
January 12, 2022


Frederick H. LaFlash, Sr., 82, of Leicester died Wednesday, January 12th after a period of declining health, surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 60 years, Sandra J. (Bruce) died in 2021. He leaves three sons, Frederick LaFlash, Jr. and his wife, Debra of Leicester, William LaFlash and his wife, Cheryl of Worcester and Scott LaFlash and his wife, Jennifer of Cherry Valley; two daughters, Sherri Frotten and her husband, David of Leicester and Traci Gosselin and her husband, Peter of Spencer; four brothers, Russell LaFlash of Leicester, Francis LaFlash of Florida, John LeClair, and Richard Lemoine both of Worcester; five sisters, Joan Orr of Florida, Theresa Snow of Leicester, Irma St. Laurent of Charlton, Lynn Vigeant of Holden, and Carolyn Young of Worcester; 12 grandchildren, Maighan Moody and her husband, Matthew Gagen, Sarah LaFlash, Matthew LaFlash and his wife, Molly, Michael LaFLash, Bryan LaFlash, Jeremy Frotten, Karyssa LaFlash, Dominique LaFlash, Katelyn LaDou and her husband, Christopher, Samantha LaFlash, Madison and Bryce Gosselin; 3 great-grandchildren, Chloe LaFlash, Logan LaDou and Collin Gagen and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Edgar LaFlash Jr.

He was born in Worcester, the son of Edgar and Irma (Jones) LaFlash. Frederick was a devout member of St. Joseph-St. Pius X Church where he served as an alter server. Mr. LaFlash was a residential home builder for over forty years, building many homes throughout the area. He at one time served as President of the Leicester Little League. Mr. LaFlash was the owner of several harness racing horses. He and Sandra enjoyed driving to Saratoga, New York to watch their horse’s race; and was very proud that one of his horses was the winner of the Little Brown Jug.

The LaFlash Family would like to thank Kerri and Renee of the Geriatric Home-Run Program through Reliant Health Care.

His funeral is Wednesday, January 19th from O’CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue, Worcester with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph-St. Pius X Church, 1161 Main Street, Leicester. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday, January 18th from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to McAuley Nazareth Home for Boys, 77 Mulberry Street, Leicester, MA 01524.

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