Denise E. LaVine

May 18th, 2015

Denise E. LaVine, “Denny”, age 62, of Haverhill, formerly of Wilmington, passed away suddenly on May 17, 2015, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. Denny was a graduate of Wilmington High School and was employed at Alpha Industries, Zenica Resins, and Walmart until a back injury forced an early retirement.

Denny will always be remembered for her unyielding care and love for her family and for all the moments she shared with her nieces and nephews that she loved so much. She will be deeply missed.

Denise was the cherished daughter of Madeline (Valente) LaVine of Wilmington and the late Richard LaVine, she was the dear sister of Patricia Langston & her husband Malcolm of Haverhill, Richard LaVine & his wife Janet of Tewksbury, Stephen LaVine of Lowell, Mark LaVine & his wife Holly of Nashua, NH, and Todd LaVine & his wife Camille of Reading. Denny was also the loving aunt of several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, May 21st at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 20th from 4:00-8:00 p.m.


19 Entries in Guest Book for “Denise E. LaVine”

  1. Kim says:

    Auntie I love you so much and miss you more than words can say. I know you are no longer suffering but there was so much more for you to see and look forward too !! I am so lost without you you were my everything !! RIP Auntie I love you !!,

  2. Terri O'Conners Allum says:

    To Denise’s Family
    I graduated with Denise and would correspond on Facebook with her. I always looked forward to hearing about her family get togethers, which she looked forward to. I will miss her stories, but she will no longer be in pain and she will be with the Lord and watching over all of us. May she Rest in Peace, my thoughts and prayers are with all her family and friends.

  3. John Burda says:

    Denny, I know we had our spats when I was younger, but I’m glad that I got to change that as we grew. I know we did not get to see each other very much, but I enjoyed the times we got to speak, and you always managed to make me laugh even when it was a sad time in my life. I know you will be missed deeply by everyone including myself. While yoir passing has made me sad, you must know that it has been made slightly easier for myself knowing you are no longer in pain, and have found peace. Please watch over all of those who you touched so deeply by your joy and personality.It is a pleasure to have shared the few laughs we had. I only wish i would have had more time to talk with you more and get to know you further. Though we were not related, and only saw each other here and there you were a part of my life with such a great family that I consider my own. We love you Denny. May you RIP.

  4. Shannon Bruno says:

    Words can not express how I feel right now.
    Some of my fondest and funniest moments
    Are from spending time with you. You have
    Always played a major part of my life and I
    Thank you for all the great memories . I love
    You auntie Denny and I will always remember
    How you sang ” sweet Caroline ” to me . You
    Are an amazing person and I am glad I was
    To call MY aunt .. Hugs and kisses. Tell Grampy
    I love him and I will meet u again ??

  5. David and Marcia Maglio says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Denise….May they ave peace in this time of grief, and be held in the palm of God to give them what is needed

  6. Bill Briggs says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with Denise. I had the pleasure of attending Wilmington High with her and often kept touch with her via face book. She was always very sweet and a very caring person.

  7. Kathy Ingalls says:

    Denise, may you look down upon all of your friends from WHS with loving memories. You are another angel taken from the ones who love you way too early. To all your family and friends, may time help ease the pain of today.

  8. Laura Standing says:

    Denise and I met at Walmart and became friends and even after we both left there we still remained friends talking on the phone or on Facebook all the time. I will never forget our lunch dates or shopping trips we had so much fun a few times I thought we were going to get kicked out of somewhere lol. I really am going to miss you so much my friend Denise,I was going to take you to a Red Sox game this year. I love you honey and I will never forget you xoxoxo

  9. Denise Cole says:

    My dear friend Denise, I will never forget you. You and I had many conversations when we worked at Walmart. I would always enjoy look forward to them. I will miss you. God bless.

  10. darlene Levasseur says:

    May the you RIP Denny we will all remember so many Happy smiles from your beautiful face & laughter you left on so many faces ,you were loved by so many & you will be remembered in all our Hearts Forever Amen.??? you .

  11. Kim says:

    Auntie I can not wrap my head around this I am falling apart. Please please give me the strength to get through this I love you !!!

  12. Debbie Lister & Jack says:

    Denny, I am still in shock about all of this! My heart is broken, as is so many of the lives you have touched. You always had kind words about everyone no matter what. I can still see you and I having a pretty blue jello shot together, you had your 4th of July red straw hat on…and it didn’t take long for us to share my funny Jack stories. You have been through so much and now “GOD” has picked you to be another “Special Angel” to watch over all of us. Your pain has subsided, but your memories will always be etched into our hearts….Remembered by all…Forgotten by none! RIP my dear friend! Until we meet again…….please watch over your dear Mom, your sisters and brothers..and everyone close to your heart as they will need lot’s of strength to say “Goodbye”…PS…Help my “Little Chickie” Kassie get through this! All my love, Debbie <3

  13. Pat says:

    Den, miss you not being here at home. It’s not the same. Really going to miss our Saturday nights together. RIP Den. Love you so much Den.

  14. Mark Lavine says:

    My Beautiful sister , oh how I love you so much and will miss you everyday , I have so many memories that will give me hope to get through this , and the fact you don’t have to suffer in pain everyday. I know you are joined with Dad now and that makes you happy. pray for all of us and look over Mom she will need your strength. some day we will be together again.

  15. joe sallese says:

    Denny, Most of my memories are when we were kids.You were always kind and fierely protective of those you loved.I regret not staying in touch,it was as though we never stopped loving each other even after all these years.At any rate thankyou so much for the memories.Love , Joey.

  16. Betty Kroll Stowe says:

    So hard to grasp! So many good memories! RIP Denny! You surely will be missed by all. My love goes out to all!

  17. Tricia Dwyer Lawson says:

    To the LaVine family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember Denny fondly from when you all lived behind my family in “The Glen”. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Take care

  18. Michelle (Cormier) Ferullo says:

    My deepest sympathy to Madeline, Patty, Ricky, Stevie, Mark and Todd. You were always a very tight family and Denny was right there at the top keeping you all together. May her guidance and love from above give you the strength to carry on, knowing she will always be with you in your hearts. God Bless Denny may she rest in eternal peace. oxox

  19. Valerie Nicholas & Dennis Jewett says:

    To the Lavine Family:
    Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the family. Take care.

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