Ronald W. Lavie of Lowell, formerly of Westford

5471 LavieRonald W. Lavie, 77, of Lowell, MA died Monday, March 16, 2015 at his home.

He was married to Maura Lavie with whom she celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on December 7, 2014.

Born in Cambridge, MA, he was the son of the late Bartholomew and Frances Lavie. He graduated from Westford Academy with the class of 1956, where he was active in sports.

Ronald retired from the Atlantic Roofing Company of Arlington.  He owned and operated C’est Lavie of Lowell.

He as member of the New England Teamsters & Trucking.

Ronald was communicant of St. Catherine’s Church of Westford.

He was a member of and had previously managed the Lowell Elks Lodge #87, the H.E. Fletcher Social & Athletic Club of Westford and the East End Social Club of Lowell.

Ronald enjoyed playing horseshoes.  His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he is survived by four sons, Ronald W. Lavie Jr. of FL, Thomas Lavie of Westford, Sean and his wife, Nicole Farrell of Lowell and Eric Farrell of Lowell; three daughters, Patricia and her husband, Michael Doherty of Westford, Sherri and her husband, Ronald Bellemare of Nashua, NH and Shana and her husband, Scott Patenaude of Lowell; two sisters, Maureen and her husband James Hecox of Sebring, FL and Marjorie and her husband, Lou Snowdon of Tyngsboro; nine grandchildren, Sean Doherty, Jason Doherty, Tyler Bellemare, Brice Lavie, Braydon Lavie, Erica Patenaude, his best friend, Allie Patenaude, Ava Patenaude and Scott Patenaude Jr., and many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late James Lavie of Westford.

Visiting hours Fri. 1 to 3 P.M. Funeral Service at 3P.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial at the convenience of the family in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Westford.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

12 Condolences for Ronald W. Lavie of Lowell, formerly of Westford

    Margie Donnelly Engberg

    My heart and prayers go out to your family.
    I have many great memories growing up around you and your family such as camping at Point Seabego, the kids bowling league( that you made me secretary of) Bartenting and cocktail waitress at the Elks and many more.
    You will be sadly miss.
    Rest in peace my friend


    Doug Hanson

    my deepest condolences to his family, I only met him once or twice. One time we took a buc to Montreal Canada it was a great time. He will be missed


    Terry Daly

    Patty, I am so sorry for your fathers passing. He seemed like a nice man and father when I knew him. I know he was a great guy when we were kids.Please call me anytime for anything, even its just to talk. Love You “RIP Ronald Lavie”


    John Cody

    Ronnie I knew you weren’t feeling well and Inpray you’re at Peace. I liked you when I first met you so long ago. To the La Vie Family my condolences.


    Donna Moakley

    We are very saddened at the passing of our neighbor and offer our sympathies to Maura and the entire family. Sincerely, Joan Vigeant, Donna & Rick Moakley and Jacob.


    Sandy ( La Vie) Proctor

    To: Uncle and my God father, Ronnie La Vie, I will miss you and I loved you. I will always remember the good times we all had when my Dad ( your brother) was alive. I am so sorry that we did not spend more time together.
    To All my cousins I am so sorry for your loss!
    It is so hard to loose a parent, it does not matter what age!!
    To Maura and family, I am sorry for loss as well, I am sure this is very painful to go thru, may God give you the strength and peace to get thru it all.


    Linda Coderre Paradise

    Sherri, So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Didn’t know him well, meet him once at your house for a cook out. He seemed like he was full of fun. Blessings heading your way.
    My he rest in peace.


    Carol (Coderre) Groz

    Patty and Sherri,
    I haven’t seen your guys in forever but,
    my prayers go out to you. Don’t be afraid to
    share your memories of your dad with people.


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