Lawrence “Larry” M. LeBlanc of Berlin, formerly of Northborough and Claremont, Fla., died Dec. 2, 2013 in Marlborough Hospital from a stroke and associated complications. He was 79.
He was born and raised in Waltham, the son of the late William and Sabine (Chiasson) LeBlanc.
He leaves behind his devoted wife of 44 years, Shirley A. (Aucoin) LeBlanc; three loving children, William “PJ” LeBlanc of Hudson, Michael LeBlanc of Shrewsbury and Sheryl Brower of Lancaster; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Larry is predeceased by two children, Diane LeBlanc and Russell LeBlanc.
Mr. LeBlanc owned and operated R&L Tool & Die Welding in Northborough from 1967 to 1992. He played in a country and western band, Country Playboys in the 1960s and 1970s. An avid musician, Larry played many string instruments.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Nativity, 45 Howard St. ,. Memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org. To share a memory of leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com. Hays Funeral Home of Northborough is assisting the LeBlanc family with arrangements.