Bachelor in Biology, Fitchburg State College, 1974; postgraduate, Fitchburg State College, 1974-1980.
Owner, operator nursery school, Westminster, Massachusetts, 1980-1982; associate director, Mental Health Association North Center Massachusetts, Fitchburg, 1982-1983; job specialist, Jobs for Bay State Graduates, Fitchburg, 1983-1984; state director student activities, Jobs for Bay State Graduates, Boston, 1984-1987; president, chief professional officer, United Way Greater Gardner, Massachusetts, 1987-1998; exploring executive Nashua Valley Council, Boy Scouts American, Lancaster, Massachusetts, since 1998.
Member, past president Oakmont Music Parents Association, Ashburnham, Massachusetts. Board directors Montachusett Council Girl Scouts United States, 1987-1990. Director Emanuel Singers.
Member National Association of Female Executives, Rotary (president Gardner Club 1992), Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce (Community Service award for Leadership in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).
Married David Lauricella, April 3, 1987. Children: Thomas II, Kristine, Beth, Robert, Heather, Cheryl.