Fred J. Ciavola Jr., 55.


LANCASTER Fred J. Ciavola, Jr., 55, of Bedford, formerly of Lancaster and Winchendon, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, in the Lahey Clinic, Burlington, after an illness.

He is survived by his mother, Julia T. Julie (Kosinski) Ciavola of Lancaster; a brother, Steven M. Ciavola and his wife, Holly, of Lake Worth, FL; two sisters, Ellen M. Ellsworth and her husband, William, of Orange, and Jeanne F. Harlow and her husband, Shane, of Lock Port, IL; seven nieces and nephews, two grandnieces, two grandnephews, aunts, and cousins.

Fred was born in Clinton, son of the late Fred J. Ciavola, and was raised in Lancaster. He was a graduate of Nashoba Regional High School, Class of 1970, and attended Bentley College, before enlisting with the US Navy, where he studied Polaris/Poseidon Electronics. He was a Disabled US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War, serving from 1971-1973. During his enlistment...

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