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LEAHY, Esq., Daniel P. In Lowell, Aug. 10, 2016, at D'Youville Senior Care, Daniel P. Leahy, Esq., 81, of Lowell, former State Senator 1994-1998, Lowell City Councilor, Charlestown Clerk Magistrate and Humanitarian. A graduate of the former Keith Academy in Lowell, Boston College in 1960 and Suffolk Law Schoo. He was a U.S Army veteran during the Korean Conflict. A retired Lowell attorney, he is perhaps best known as founder of Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Life! which he began in Lowell. Beloved husband of Gloria J. (Secchiaroli) Leahy. He is survived by two daughters Kathleen Ramirez of Lowell and Lynda Cudnohufsky Ashfield, three sons Daniel P. Leahy II and John J. Leahy both of Lowell and Mark A. Leahy of Lexington, MA; 11 grandchildren; four sisters Elizabeth Nangle, Elinor O'Connor, Marilyn Gill and Joan Lenzi all of Lowell; many nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. He was also father of the late Francis X. Leahy and brother of the late John J. Leahy who died in 2015. Friends may call at the O'Donnell Funeral Home, 276 Pawtucket St. in LOWELL from 2 to 6 P.M. on Sunday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Monday morning at the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell at 11 o'clock. Committal Services will be held privately. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to Mustard Seed Communities, C/O Mustard Seed USA, 29 Janes Avenue, Medfield, MA, 02052. Arrangements by O'Donnell Funeral Home - Lowell (978 or 866) 458-8768.

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Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 13, 2016
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