1955 – 2020
Putnam – Lawrence “Larry” D. Lussier, 65, of Farrows St. Putnam, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 23, 2020. He was the loving husband of 42 years to JoAnn (Brown) Lussier. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Henry and Helen (Morin) Lussier.
In his earlier years Larry worked for Belding Hemmingway in Putnam. When the plant closed, he went to work for Rogers Corporation in East Woodstock where he worked for over 30 years. He was a proud member of the Putnam Fire Department for over 30 years. Larry’s biggest joy in life was being a “Beepa” to his granddaughters. He had a huge heart and always put everyone’s happiness first. He loved family vacations, NASCAR, and working in the yard.
In addition to his wife JoAnn, Larry is survived by his son, Captain Justin Lussier and his wife Jenny and their daughter Emma of Putnam; his daughters, Kimberly Lussier of Putnam, Rebecca Lussier, DVM of Plymouth, MA, and Karalee Peach and her significant other, Jon Bastura and her daughter, Madyson Peach of Woodstock; his brother, Robert Lussier, Sr. and his wife Barbara of Putnam; his nephew, Robert Lussier, Jr. and his wife Crissy of Hampton, CT.
As requested by the family, a Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Putnam Fire Department, 189 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260 or to a pet rescue of your choice. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.