Obituary: Shayla Lutz, Age 3, of Stoughton

Shayla Lutz, 3, of Stoughton, died following a tragic accident on September 14 when she was struck by a box truck in front of the Hansen School. Visiting hours are scheduled for September 18 and her funeral is scheduled for September 19.

Editor's Note: , a three-year-old Stoughton girl, died Friday, September 14 shortly after she was 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 and . Click to read a statement from the School Committee and School Administration and click 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, September 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 , 122 Canton St. in Stoughton on Wednesday, September 19, at 10:30 a.m. Visiting Hours will be held in the , 358 Park St. (Rt.27) in Stoughton the day before, on Tuesday, September 18 from 5-8 p.m.

Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton.

Bill Gannon September 17, 2012 at 11:38 AM
God Bless You Little Angel. Condolences to the family. Love & Respect.....Poppa Billy.
Matthew Mannix Sr. September 18, 2012 at 12:49 PM
God Bless This Entire Family
Theresa Homsey September 19, 2012 at 05:12 PM
My sad thoughts are with this family today. May you find some peace one day.
HELP THE FAMILY OF SHAYLA LUTZ September 21, 2012 at 01:33 PM
****EVERYONE THAT CAN SHOULD CONTRIBUTE TO THIS FUND****** A trust fund for the Lutz family has been established at the Stoughton Co-Operative Bank. Donations may be made to The Lutz Family Trust at either of the Stoughton Co-Operative Bank's branches on Park St or mailed to the Lutz Family Trust, c/o Stoughton Co-operative Bank, PO Box 446, Stoughton, MA 02072.
Sarahnicole October 20, 2012 at 04:53 AM
As a parent of a young baby who was sick @ birth & in the nicu those 3 mnths made me strong that children are resilent and most of the time they bounce right back unfortunate turn of event leaves us wondering how why and what can we do to prevent another childs death.I cannot begin to even think of how aful this. is for The family and for her Mother my prayers my heart &soul go to you Missy ah to Shaylas family siblings, my heart aches may you find peace in this awful event, I try and think Maybe God had different plans for this angel.what ever the reason may godbless her and may peace oneday blanket the grief and may we learn something from her and her passing and how we can fix this so this accident never *ever happens again. R.I.P Little Angel Baby xx


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