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LEO W. FRASER Jr.


1926 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
LEO W. FRASER Jr. Obituary
FRASER, Leo W., Jr. Age 86, of 227 Pleasant St, Concord, NH died Fri., Aug. 9, 2013, at Hospice House, Concord, NH. Leo was born on December 8, 1926, son of Leo W. Fraser, Sr., and Rose Nicholson of Boston, MA. He is a graduate High School Commerce, Boston, MA, Northeastern College, and the New England School of Law. He proudly served for the Marine Corp from 1944-1946. Leo worked in Boston, MA for several years as a claims adjuster for Gordon Boyd & Company, until moving to Pittsfield, NH in 1970, to serve as NH Insurance Commissioner. In 1976, he established a family-owned and operated insurance claims business, Fraser Insurance Services. Some of Leo's many accomplishments while residing in Pittsfield included the American Legion Post for 33 years, Pittsfield Rotary Club, Pittsfield Town Moderator, and Pittsfield Selectman. He also served in the NH State Legislature, as well as the NH State Senate from 1991 to 2002. Leo is predeceased by his wife of 48 years, Patricia (Murray) Fraser in 1998, his daughter Susan M. Fraser in 2012, a brother John Fraser, and a sister Virginia McSharry. Leo is survived by 10 children: Leo W. Fraser, III, Maplewood, NJ; William P. Fraser, Mountaintop, PA; Mark S. Fraser, Laconia, NH; Lauren P. Flanders, Rochester, NH; Lynne A. Marston, Pittsfield, NH; Patricia A. Bourgault, Concord; Douglas E. Fraser, Concord; Diane E. Hathaway, Concord; Timothy S. Fraser Bow; and John F. Fraser, Concord, as well as 20 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters Lorraine Hurley, Bedford, NH and Mary Motyka, Hingham, MA. Calling hours are Monday, August 12th, 5-8 PM at Waters Funeral Home, CONCORD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary, Concord, NH on Tuesday August 13th 10:30 AM, followed by burial at Floral Park Cemetery, Pittsfield, NH. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to CRVNA, Home Hospice Program, 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH.
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 11, 2013
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