Obituary: Shayla Lutz, Age 3, of Stoughton
Shayla Lutz, 3, of Stoughton, died following a tragic accident on Sept. 14 when she was struck by a box truck in front of the Hansen School. Visiting hours are scheduled for Sept. 18 and her funeral is scheduled for Sept. 19.
Editor's Note: Shayla Lutz, a three-year-old Stoughton girl, died Friday, Sept. 14 shortly after she was struck by a box truck in front of the Hansen Elementary School on Central St. in Stoughton around 2:45 p.m.
The following is Shayla's obituary from the Farley Funeral Home's website. For more on this story click here and here. Click here to read a statement from the School Committee and School Administration and click here to read a statement from the Interim Town Manager.
Shayla Ann Lutz, 3, beloved daughter of William Keith Lutz and Melissa J. (Glassett) Lutz of Stoughton, died by accident on Friday, Sept. 14.
Born in Weymouth, she was a resident of Stoughton for the past year and a half. She enjoyed playing with her brother and sister, singing, karate, trips to the park, animals and riding a dirtbike.
In addition to her parents, Shayla will be missed by her sister Ashleigh E. Lutz and her brother Jeremy L. Lutz.
She was the granddaughter of Kevin and Patricia (Aupperlee) Glassett of Weymouth, Cheryl A. (Emswiler) Knighton and her husband Kent of Maine and William J. Lutz of Weymouth. She was the great granddaughter of Ann (Kavell) DeFreitas of Quincy , Betty Turner of NH, Katherine "Kay" Jenkins of Weymouth, Earl Jenkins, and the late Milton "Pete" Emswiler, Paul "Red" DeFreitas, Ernest Aupperlee, Paul F. Glassett and Grace (Westover) Glassett. She is also survived by two aunts and several great aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be held in the Immaculate Conception Church, 122 Canton St. in Stoughton on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m. Visiting Hours will be held in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt.27) in Stoughton the day before, on Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 5-8 p.m.
Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton.
Donations in Shayla's memory may be made to the Lutz Family Trust, c/o Stoughton Co-operative Bank, PO Box 446, Stoughton, MA 02072.