Heather Marie (Roche) Kalpajian, 45, of Milford, passed away unexpectedly, Monday April 18, 2022 after a tragic battle with addiction.
Heather was born July 11, 1976 in Worcester, MA, the eldest daughter of Maureen Ann Roche. Her step-father, Michael Armand Labrecque came into her life in 1977. As an adult, Heather connected with her biological father, David Carrier. Heather was a member of Milford High School, Class of 95, however, in exchange for a diploma, she opted for motherhood. On July 8, 1995, she gave birth to her greatest pride and joy, her son Alexander T Roche-Medina. Although this hindered her education briefly, it certainly didn’t stop there. Heather went on to achieve an Associate's degree in General Business from Dean College in 2007, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Dean College in 2011, and finally, her greatest academic achievement was obtaining her Master of Business Administration from Suffolk University Sawyer Business School in 2017. Heather spent many years working in the field of business throughout the Boston area. She particularly enjoyed working in Project Management and Event Planning,
Heather is survived by her parents, Maureen Labrecque of New Harmony, IN and her step-father Michael Labrecque of Killeen, TX. She is also survived by her son Alexander Roche-Medina of Anaheim, CA, her grandson, Jaiden Amiro-Roche of Blackstone, MA and her life partner of 12 years, Domingos DeCastro of Milford, MA. Her surviving sisters are Lisa Hilditch of New Harmony, IN, Amanda Labrecque of Bellingham, MA, Holly Labrecque of Milford, MA and Michelle Leone of New Harmony, IN. She is survived by her favorite Aunt & Uncle, Karen & Paul Nyenhuis of Oceanside, CA, her very special uncle, Timothy Roche, of Milford, MA, and her ex-husband, Jeffrey Kalpajian of Coral Springs, FL. She is also survived by a very special niece, several special nephews, and many special cousins. She is predeceased by her “greatest” Grandma and Grandpa, Phyllis and Thomas Roche of Whitinsville, MA, her biological father, David Carrier of Linwood, MA and his parents Armand & Wilma Carrier, of Linwood, MA.
Services in honor of Heather will be held at a later date yet to be determined by her family.
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