WEBSTER – Roland G. Lavallee, 83, died Thursday, December 30, 2021, at the Overlook Masonic Health Center in Charlton. He was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Barbara A. (Bardy) Lavallee of Webster who died in 2005. He is survived by his friend and caretaker, Sylvia Annese of Webster; three nephews and one niece, John, Jeff, Paul, and Christine. He was predeceased by two brothers, Normand Lavallee and Roger Lavallee, who both died in 2006; and his longtime friend William Annese who died in 2021. He was born in Webster, son of the late Theodore and Rita Rose (Cardinal) Lavallee, and lived most of his life in Webster. He attended Bartlett High School in Webster and was a member of the Army National Guard for 21 years.
Mr. Lavallee worked in the meat department at Shaw’s Supermarket in Webster for 22 years, retiring in 2004. Previously, he worked at Iandoli Supermarket in Worcester, Milford, Clinton, Southbridge, and Webster for 25 years. He also worked as a constable in Thompson, CT, for 9 years. Mr. Lavallee was a member of St. Louis Church and the Knights of Columbus Council 228, both in Webster, for many years. He enjoyed traveling with his wife Barbara.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at St. Louis Church, 15 Lake St., Webster. Those attending are respectfully requested to meet directly at the church. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Webster. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Louis Church, 15 Lake St., Webster, MA 01570, or to the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, 357 Main St., Webster, MA 01570 (to support the Webster Police). Paradis-Givner Funeral Home in Oxford is directing the arrangements.