He grew up in Gardner. Larry worked as a Foreman for several local furniture manufacturers and was the final owner and operator of Larry’s Rollaway (formerly Cal's) in Gardner until 1979. He was a communicant of Annunciation Parish for many years and a member of the Napoleon Club. Larry was famous for telling jokes and stories and he would light up the room anytime he walked in. He enjoyed candlepin and ten-pin bowling, playing softball, fishing, trips to the casinos, scratch tickets, playing bingo, playing pinochle, watching his grandchildren play sports, firework displays and spending time with family and friends. He was an avid New England Patriots fan as well as a Red Sox and Bruins fan. Larry truly loved listening and dancing to Polka music.
He leaves three sons, Larry Agnelli, Jr. and his wife Darlene of Winchendon, Gino Agnelli of Gardner, Rocco Agnelli and his wife Lynn of Gardner; two daughters, Tina Barrieault and her husband Raymond of Gardner, Gina Agnelli of Templeton; grandchildren, Raymond Barrieault, Jr., Steven Barrieault, Jocelyn Agnelli and her fiance Sean Murphy, Larry Agnelli III and his significant other Anna Kadlik, Caitlin Whitehouse and her husband Michael, Austin Agnelli, Anthony Ramsdell and his wife Jordan, Andrea Ramsdell and her husband Brendan Scanlon, Matthiew Arsenault, Dante Agnelli and his fiance Kennedy Bullard, Keegan Brunell, Damica Agnelli; great grandchildren, Raymond (Trey) Barrieault III, Quinn Whitehouse. He also leaves behind his beloved “girl next door” Louiselle (Lou) Harnois; two brothers, James Agnelli and his wife Bonita of Winchendon, Gary Agnelli and his wife Ruth of Tequesta, FL; three sisters, Victoria Kirouac of Fitchburg, Dolores Garno of Wincendon, Angeline Charbonneau of Winchendon; a brother in-law Jack Kuehl of Templeton; and many other beloved family members.
He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Laura (Cosentino) Agnelli who passed in 2010; by a granddaughter, Ashley Agnelli; by three brothers, Joseph F. Agnelli, Richard Agnelli and Thomas Agnelli; and by one sister, Joanne Kuehl.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 27, 2023, with a Mass at 11 am in Holy Rosary Church 135 Nichols St., Gardner. Burial will be in the spring at St. John’s Cemetery, Gardner. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations in Larry's memory be made to Holy Family Academy, 99 Nichols St., Gardner or a charity of the donors choice. Larry would like to remind you to hug your family and friends often.
The family would like to thank Dr. John Worden and his staff at Mercy Family Practice, Woods Ambulance staff, the nurses and staff at Heywood Hospital, Athol Hospital and Rehab, Care Central VNA & Hospice, and the UMass Memorial Medical Centers for their loving care and compassion. All of his nurses had a special place in his heart.
Mack Family Funeral Home, 105 Central St., Gardner is directing arrangements.