WINCHENDON – Endla (Luhtjarv) Roark, 70, of 40 Harvard Street, died Saturday afternoon, November 21, 2020 in her home, with her family at her side.
She was born in West Germany on September 16, 1950, daughter of the late Endel Luhtjarv and Erna Luhtjarv. She grew up in Winchendon and graduated from Murdock High School in 1968.
Endla had worked as an office manager and clerk in earlier jobs and her most recent employment was working on the floor at Wal-Mart in Gardner. She was a member of Winchendon Gardner Club and Wendell P. Clark YMCA.
She leaves her husband; Richard F.J. Roark; children, William Nash of FL, Chrissy Nash of Winchendon, Brandon Nash of Holyoke, Cassandra Senecal of Winchendon and Sarah Megan Grasso of CA; several grandchildren; her brothers and sisters, Roland Luhtjarv of Winchendon, Richard Luhtjarv of Fitchburg, Carl Luhtjarv of Templeton, Jack Luhtjarv of TN and Silvi Nash of Michigan, as well as nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers’ Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.