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“To the family and friends of sorry for your loss. I grew up with Laura long time ago on Calvary street. ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Our condolences ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: elaine and paul cowing - waltham, MA

“My deepest sympathies to the Waite Family.Words cannot express how sad I was to hear of your loss. Laura always had a warm welcoming personality and...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara Cappadona - Wayland, MA

“I can remember the day we graduated High School a bunch of us went to Falmouth Cape Cod and had a blast. Laura...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Stephen Dowdy - Tyngsboro, MA

“Laura,I knew you my whole life. Every time I saw you would brighten up my day. You had a way about you that would make anyone smile and laugh. I...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Ribeiro - MA - Friend

“Laura,I knew you my whole life. everyday I saw you, you would brighten up my day. You had a way about you that would make anyone smile and always...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Ribeiro - MA - Friend

“Laura I will miss you so much I no your in a better place may God Bless You ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Edward Varieur - Waltham, MA

“So sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Richard LeClair - Pembroke, MA

“We are deeply sorry for the loss of your mom.we are sending our prayers & condolences. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy Quinn - Pembroke, MA

“We are deeply saddened to learn the news of Laura's passing.She was a wonderful friend to my husband Jay, and he enjoyed the many years they worked...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Mary Hardiman - Waltham, MA

“Condolences to all hearts she touched ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Marsha Romard - Waltham, MA

“My condolences to the Waite family, memories of Laura will always remain fresh in my mind. Dance among the clouds Laura, God Bless. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Carmela Feeley - Waltham, MA

“Laura was a valuable part of our community in Waltham. She cared deeply for others, especially her daughter Christy. We will always remember her help...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Rev. Tina Walker-Morin - Waltham, MA

“I have fond memories of Laura when we were teenagers.My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.May she rest in paradise. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Sandi Sambuchi - clinton, MA

“Laura,You always had a smile , infectious laugh with wonderful stories and filled the room with joy. My thoughts are prayers are with the entire...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Kim Robinson - Nashua, NH

“so sorry to hear of her passing. thankful for all the great memories from my childhood and then as a adult having the memories of her with my own...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Elaine Haak - Millbury, MA

“My thoughts and prayers to family and friends. We hung out in school than out of school. Had so many good times and laughs Will always miss your...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: leigh miller - Waltham, MA

“My sincere sympathy and hope for your comfort to Laura's family from a friend from Waltham High. Sincerely, Maureen Kinga ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Maureen King - Waltham, MA

“I'm so sorry to hear about your passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I'll always remember you Laura you were a good friend...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Evelyn Torres - Waltham, MA

“To the Waite FamilyMy thoughts and prayers go out to you on the loss of Laura.She will be missed by everybody. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Sue Furman - Waltham, MA - Friend

“I will miss the fun times we had my sister from another mists. Now you'll be watching over us love you. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara Waite - Ayer, MA - Family

“So sorry to hear about the passing of Laura! She was a fun, loving, outgoing woman! So very sweet to me. The Waite family is in my family's prayers ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Kirstin Simons - Loveland, CO

Waltham – Ms. Laura Waite died Sunday, September 17, 2017 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital after being stricken ill at home. She was 59.

Laura was born on February 19, 1958 in Waltham a daughter of Joan L. (Nies) Waite and the late Paul S. Waite. Raised and educated in Waltham she was a graduate of Waltham High School with the class of 1976.

She had worked as a monitor for J.S.C. Transportation Company in Waltham. She most recently was a volunteer at The Community Day Center in Waltham. She enjoyed painting, crafts, jewelry and the company of family and good friends.

She is predeceased by her father, Paul and her brother-in-law, Kenneth Rose.

Laura leaves her daughter, Christy L. Waite of Waltham; her mother, Joan L. Waite of Waltham; her siblings, Steven Waite of Waltham, Brian P. Waite and his wife, Barbara of Ayer, Mark Waite of Waltham and Paula Rose of Pepperell; her nephews, Brian P. Waite Jr., Kenneth and Brandon Rose; also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends will honor and remember Laura's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Friday, September 22nd from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Jude's Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

In lieu of flowers memorials in her name may be made to The Community Day Center, 16 Felton Street, Waltham, MA 02453.

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