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Zachariah R. LashuaAugust 22, 1998 ~ September 1, 2017 (age 19)
WESTMINSTER - Zachariah R. "Zach" Lashua, 19, of 145 Ashburnham State Road, died Friday, September 1, 2017 in Ashburnham.
He was born in Leominster on August 22, 1998, the son of Kevin A. and Virginia "Vee" (Vanderbilt) Lashua of Ashburnham. Zach grew up in Ashburnham and played Pop Warner football. He was a 2017 graduate of Monatachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School in Fitchburg with a major trade in Machine Technology. While a student, he played JV Volleyball.
Zach enjoyed snowboarding and loved animals and had raised sheep. He was loved by his family and many friends and was known for his quick wit. He enjoyed tinkering with automobiles. He had worked at Kalon Farm in Ashburnham and Farmers Market in both Westminster and Fitchburg.
In addition to his parents, Zach leaves four sisters, Tricia Streeter and her husband Buddy of Charleston, West Virginia, Michelle Brown of Leominster, Alicia Wallace and her husband Jason of Wendell, NC and Kimberly Blansett and her husband Matthew of Greenwood, Indiana; a brother, Shane Lashua of Ashburnham and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 10 A.M. in Our Lady of the Lake Church, 1400 Main Street, Leominster. Burial will be in St. Denis Cemetery, Ashburnham.
Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon are Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 3 to 7 P.M.
Memorial donations may be made to Zachariah R. Lashua Scholarship Fund, care of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School, 1050 Westminster Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420 or to NEADS, 305 Redemption Rock Trail, Princeton, MA 01541.