Funeral This Weekend for Tewksbury Man, 52, Killed in N.H. Crash

Fritz Etienne was killed during a tractor-trailer crash last week. He was a truck driver for more than 20 years.

Fritz Etienne, 52. Photo: Legacy.com
Fritz Etienne, 52. Photo: Legacy.com
The following obituary is courtesy of Legacy.com.

Fritz Etienne, 52, of Tewksbury, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, March 12, as the result of a tractor trailer accident in New Hampshire.

Fritz was born August 13, 1961, in Haiti. As a young adult, he moved to Florida, relocating to the Woburn area in the late 1980's. For the last eight years he made his home in Tewksbury.

Fritz enjoyed time spent with family and friends, special home projects and watching movies. He also enjoyed working, and was a truck driver for over 22 years, most recently driving with Horizon Freight. 

He is survived by his sons, Fritz Etienne Jr. of Tewksbury and Jerry Etienne of Tewksbury; his brother, William Vilcina, of Florida, to whom he spoke almost daily; his sisters, Deborah Vilcina of Florida, Yolane Olivier Allen of Ohio, Elvita Swain of Massachusetts, and Nicole Vilcina of Massachusetts; his five nieces, Yanick West, Stephanie Scales, Marguerite Swanson, Dominque Moore, and Regina West; and a host of other relatives, and friends.

He was also a brother of the late Yolanda Farmer.

You are invited to his calling hours from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, March 21, at the McDonough Funeral Home, 14 Highland Street, Lowell.

On Saturday, March 22, his funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery.

For the e-condolence site, visit www.mcdonoughfuneralhome.com.


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