Roland J. Laurin of Chelmsford

Roland J. Laurin, 86, of Chelmsford died Monday night, April 1, 2019 at the Northwood Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Lowell surrounded by his family.

He was married to the late Marion Laurin, who died on February 27, 2013.

Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Victor and Jeanette Laurin.  He graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1950 and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in accounting from Bentley College of Waltham.

He proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Roland worked as a financial analyst for the GCA Corporation of Burlington for 24 years and finalized his career at UMASS Lowell.

He was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Chelmsford.

Roland was an avid New England sports fan, and enjoyed going to Foxwoods and Las Vegas.

He is survived by his sons, David and his wife, Colleen Laurin of Nashua, NH, Daniel Laurin of Chelmsford and Douglas Laurin of Chelmsford and his  daughter, Denise Dillon of Hudson, NH; and a brother, Norman Laurin and a sister, Doris Scollin both of Lowell. Roland had four grandchildren, Melissa Laurin, Jillian Laurin, Jeffrey Dillon and Erica Dillon and several nieces and nephews.

He was the father of the late Donna Luebbers, the grandfather of the late Rachel Dillon, and the father-in-law of late David Dillon of Hudson, NH;

Visiting hours Thurs. 5 to 7 P.M. Funeral Fri. at 10 A.M.  from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11 A.M. at St. Mary Church, 25 North Rd., Chelmsford.  A private burial will be at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Chelmsford.  Memorials may be made in his name to Lowell General Cancer Center, 275 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-256-4040. Guestbook at

3 Condolences for Roland J. Laurin of Chelmsford

    Pam Bernier

    Denise, Jeff & Erica;

    Our deepest, most sincere condolences for the loss of your father/grandfather. From all the stories I’ve heard, he was a wonderful man and has given you have some beautiful memories. Hold tight to those in this time of sorrow.

    If we can do anything, please let us know. Love,
    Rene & Pam Bernier


    Maureen LeClair

    Denise & Family,

    Our deepest sympathy to your family! You all have been through so much in such a short period of time. Life works in mysterious ways, sometimes it is hard to understand what each person might be going through in life but always remember to keep the faith and the love for each other<3 Love you!

    Love Dan & Maureen LeClair


    Herb and Lori Woods

    Deepest sympathy to the Laurin Family in the loss of your father and grandfather,rollie.
    I believe he is in good company eating and drinking with Marion and Donna and John and Dave,
    and Bunny and Esther helping to pour the drinks and pass the food platters. Chees and crackers with some fine wine and whiskey, beers and lasagna.
    love,the Woods’


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