Obituary of Laura Moreau
Laura Marie (Sheehan) Moreau, most recently a resident of Melbourne, FL and formerly of Waltham, Maynard and Concord, MA died peacefully holding her daughter’s hand at William Childs Hospice House in Palm Bay, FL on April 24, 2020. She was 65.
“Lolly” was born in Concord on October 4, 1954 to her late parents, John and Laura (Valmus) Sheehan. During her youth, she attended Rose Hawthorne School in Concord, before graduating early with honors from Concord-Carlisle High School alongside her husband Bill in 1971. During her career, she worked as a Nursing Aide at Walden Nursing & Rehab Center in Concord, and took great pride knowing her daughter followed her lead into the healing profession.
Laura will be lovingly remembered for her incredibly gentle nature, her unwavering strength and bravery in face of her life long battle with mental illness. Her love of onion rings and Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffees, her adoration of all animals (especially ladybugs and her 3 “grand-kitties”) as well as her fondness of pocketbooks, and her ever-changing hair colors and styles over the years.
Those left to cherish Laura’s memory include her beloved daughter, best friend, and biggest champion, Heather A. Provencal and her husband and Laura’s “son” Mark of Palm Bay, FL, in addition to several close family members and dear friends whose lives she deeply touched without her even realizing.
In addition to her parents, Laura’s husband, Sgt. George William “Bill” Moreau and her only sister, Kathleen A. (Sheehan) Vecchio were there to welcome her into Heaven.
In accordance with COVID-19 restrictions, a funeral mass and internment will be held at a later date in the fall in Concord, MA.
In lieu of flowers, her daughter is requesting donations be made in her honor to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, which dedicates resources to the development of treatments for mental illness.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Laura Moreau, please visit Tribute Store