Theresa Eva (Pare) Larochelle

1933 - 2023


April 13, 2023
3-7 P.M.
Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., N. Chelmsford


April 14, 2023
10 A.M.
St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 374 Stevens St., Lowell

Theresa Eva (Pare) Larochelle, 89, a lifelong Lowell resident, passed away Monday, April 10th, 2023 at Lowell General Hospital surrounded by her loving children.

She was the beloved wife to the late Raymond N. Larochelle who passed away March 3rd, 1969.

Theresa was born December 9th, 1933 to Aime A. Pare of Drumanville Province of Quebec, Canada and Eva J. (Roucher) Pare of Lowell in the family home on Branch Street. She lived most of her life in Lowell and the last 5 years in Dracut, MA.

Theresa attended her elementary school years at Notre Dame de Lourdes School and also attended St. Joseph High School and Girls Vocational School, graduating president in her senior year.

She worked at the Lowell Mills, Wang Labs, Raytheon Patriot Missile in Andover, MA where she received a citation from President George Bush, Sr. during Desert Storm.

She had many hobbies including sewing, Bingo, and cooking for her large family to which she devoted much of her time.

Theresa is survived by her 9 children, including 5 daughters Donna Lefebvre of Tewksbury, MA, Deborah Mendonca of Goffstown, NH, Diane and husband Edward Shanley of Chelmsford, MA, Darlene Larochelle and Carlos Santiago of Nashua, NH, and Denise and Scott Dubois of Lowell, MA; her 4 sons Richard and Nancy Larochelle of Lowell, MA, Ronald Larochelle, Robert and Kim Larochelle of Mason, NH, and Roger and Cathy Larochelle of Pelham, NH; her sister Elaine and Charles Marco of Pepperell, MA; a sister-in-law Judene Stauffer Pare of Lowell, MA; 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, Elias Regan Newton, which makes five generations, as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son Raymond N. Larochelle, her brothers Albert A. Pare, Roger G. Pare, Donald Pare, Leo A. Pare, and Eugene “Gino” A. Pare and his wife Debbie Pare, and her sister Pauline J. Pare Rousseau and brother-in-law David Stairs.


Visiting hours Thursday, April 13 from 3-7PM at DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, N. CHELMSFORD, MA. Funeral Friday, April 14 at 10AM at St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 374 Stevens Street, Lowell.  Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Theresa’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at


5 Condolences for Theresa Eva (Pare) Larochelle

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    Donna Wojcukiewicz Garvey


    My sincere condolences to Donna, Debbie, Diane, Denise, Darlene,
    Ricky, Ronnie, Bobby and Roger and all of Theresa’s family and friends. I have fond memories of Ma, all the laughter and smiles, the big parties and the ever growing family. I always had a deep admiration for the woman that raised her ten children. May all of you take comfort in your memories of Ma and she will live on in the hearts of all who loved her. With love, Donna

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    So sorry to hear about Ma she was a great person and always there for everybody I’ll miss talking to her on the phone rest in peace Theresa

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    Diane Desrochers


    So very sorry for your lost. ?. Use to be Diane Ennis. Rhonda’s mom.

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    Lisa Stauffer Baker


    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your mother was a true blessing to those lucky enough to know her.
    May she rest in peace.

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    Vinas Family


    So Sorry to hear , Sending prayers to all of you , Theresa ( aka ) my Sugar you will be missed
    May you Rest in Peace

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