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Carlos F Lora

November 9, 1948 ~ January 16, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Carlos Fernando Lora Franjul, 74, of Lawrence, MA, passed away at Lawrence General Hospital on January 16, 2023. Carlos’ passing was the result of a chronic illness, which he battled valiantly for 30 years. In his final moments, he was surrounded by his loving wife and children and his eldest granddaughter.

He was born in Bani, Dominican Republic on November 9, 1948, to his loving mother, María Esther Franjul Baez, and the late Manuel De Jesús (Lico) Lora. He moved to the United States with his family in 1987 and eventually settled in Lawrence in 1988.

Carlos was a funny, warm and caring man, who would give the shirt off his back to help anyone in need. He lived and breathed sports and especially loved the Boston Red Sox. He was also extremely curious about the world around him and never stopped learning new things. Most of all, he loved his family and doted on his children and grandchildren. 

Carlos is survived by his dear wife, Santa P. Lora, his four children, who were his pride and joy, Carlos V. Lora, Sandra V. Lora, Miguel A. Lora and Luisa M. Lora, and his beloved grandchildren, Victoria Lora, Valentina Lora, Nayara Lora and Samara Lora. He is also survived by his dear mother, María Esther Franjul Baez, his beloved siblings, Manuel De Jesus Lora and his wife Juanita, Esther Damaris Valentin, Manuel Remijio Lora and his wife Cielo, Raquel Annerys Lora and Radhames Leonidas Lora and his wife Sandra, and his beloved nieces and nephews.

 

He is predeceased by his father Manuel De Jesús (Lico) Lora and his brothers, Amaury Anderson Lora and Jhonny Manuel Lora. 

Calling hours will be on Sunday, January 22, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Parish in Lawrence, MA.  Following the Funeral Mass, entombment will take place at Bellevue Cemetery in Lawrence, MA. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association. Please visit www.dewhirstbolesfuneral.com for directions or to sign the online guest book.

 

Carlos Fernando Lora Franjul, de 74 años, de Lawrence, MA, falleció en el Hospital General de Lawrence el 16 de enero de 2023. El fallecimiento de Carlos fue el resultado de una enfermedad crónica, contra cual el luchó valientemente durante 30 años. En sus últimos momentos, estuvo rodeado de su amada esposa e hijos y su nieta mayor.

Nació en Bani, República Dominicana el 9 de noviembre de 1948, de su amada madre, María Esther Franjul Baez, y el difunto Manuel De Jesús (Lico) Lora. Se mudó a los Estados Unidos con su familia en 1987 y finalmente se estableció en Lawrence en 1988.

Carlos era una persona divertida, cálida y cariñosa que se quitaría el pan de la boca para ayudar a cualquiera que lo necesitara. Vivía y respiraba los deportes y amaba especialmente a las Medias Rojas de Boston. También era extremadamente curioso sobre el mundo que lo rodeaba y nunca dejaba de aprender cosas nuevas. Sobre todo, amaba a su familia y adoraba a sus hijos y nietos.

A Carlos le sobreviven su amada esposa, Santa P. Lora, sus cuatro hijos, quienes eran su orgullo, Carlos V. Lora, Sandra V. Lora, Miguel A. Lora y Luisa M. Lora, y sus amadas nietas, Victoria Lora, Valentina Lora, Nayara Lora y Samara Lora. También le sobreviven su querida madre, María Esther Franjul Baez, sus queridos hermanos, Manuel De Jesus Lora y su esposa Juanita, Esther Damaris Valentin, Manuel Remijio Lora y su esposa Cielo, Raquel Annerys Lora y Radhames Leonidas Lora y su esposa Sandra, y sus adorados sobrinos. 

Le antecedieron en muerte su padre Manuel De Jesús (Lico) Lora y sus hermanos, Amaury Anderson Lora y Jhonny Manuel Lora.

El velorio será el domingo 22 de enero de 2023 entre las 4:00 p.m. y las 7:00 p.m. en Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. Se celebrará una misa de funeral el lunes 23 de enero de 2023 a las 11:00 a.m. en St. Patrick's Parish en Lawrence, MA. Después de la misa fúnebre, se llevará a cabo el entierro en el cementerio de Bellevue en Lawrence, MA. En lugar de flores, por favor haga donaciones a la American Heart Association. Visite www.dewhirstbolesfuneral.com para obtener direcciones o para firmar el libro de visitas en línea.

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 22, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dewhirst Boles Funeral Home and Cremation Service
80 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844

Funeral Mass
Monday
January 23, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Patrick Parish
118 South Broadway
Lawrence, MA 01843

Burial

Bellevue Cemetery
170 May Street
Lawrence, MA 01841

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