Laurie Ann Freeman

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Laurie Ann Freeman

September 15, 1958 - March 08, 2019

Laurie Ann Freeman Newburyport - Laurie Ann Freeman, 60, died Friday evening March 8, 2019, at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, Mass. She was born in Newburyport on September 15, 1958, to Joanne (Murphy) Keefe and the late Charles Linnell. Laurie was a lifelong resident Newburyport and was a graduate of Newburyport High School, class of 1976. She was employed for 20-plus years at Shaws Supermarket before her employment at Verizon for an additional 20-plus years until her retirement.
In 1988 she married her late husband Fred Freeman. They lived in Amesbury for a time before settling back home in Newburyport. Laurie enjoyed traveling with Fred and close friends, especially to places like California, Las Vegas, Florida, and Block Island, as well as several cruises. Laurie was a very social person, thoughtful and big-hearted, and loved nothing more than spending time with friends and family. She was an avid Patriots fan, enjoyed watching the Red Sox, and loved following golf tournaments especially when Tiger was playing.
Laurie is survived by her mother Joanne (Murphy) Keefe of Salisbury; sister Andrea Gathany and her husband Doug of Maine; brother Steve Linnell and his wife Linda of Florida; and brother Paul Linnell and his partner Heidi of Belgium; many nieces, nephews; and several great-nieces and -nephews.

Family and friends may call on Monday, March 11, 2019, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, MA 01950. Parking available behind the funeral home. Her funeral service will be celebrated at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the funeral home followed by burial at St. Mary Cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Laurie's name to the charity of one's choice.
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3 posts

Elizabeth DeCoste
Mar 12, 2019
Laurie hired me to work for her years ago. Kathy, Joan, Marie, Sonja and Marcia...Those were the days-What fun we had! I learned a lot from her. She had such a Vibrant Personality and Presence. You Knew when she was There, and you Knew when she was Not There. We lost contact over the years but I will always remember her spirit. May You Rest In Peace Laurie
Sue Mackay
Mar 11, 2019
We will miss your smiles and laughter at “the pool” and pray you
will rest in peace with your Fred.
Laurie Levesque
Mar 11, 2019
Lots of great memories with you, laughing on the phone about the madness at work. You are a very kind and warm person. Glad to have known you. Rest In Peace.