Leahy, Edward F|
Of Charlestown, (born in Somerville and formerly of Hull, Weymouth, Braintree and Port Orange, FL) June 22, 2013. Beloved husband of Mary H. "Marie" (Maguire) Leahy. Loving father of Sally A. Flanagan of FL, Edward F. Jr. and wife Eileen of CT, Robert M. and wife Lourdes of NY, Paul G. and wife Rose of CT, Mark J. and wife Alicia of PA, Peter C. and wife Kristine of CT, Timothy D. and wife Maria of Charlestown and Thomas A. and wife Barbara Leahy of PA. Loving Grandfather of 6 Granddaughters and 16 Grandsons. Also survived by his sister Rita V. Lally of Dorchester and predeceased by his parents Albert M. and Sarah (Crane) Leahy and 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours Wednesday June 26 from 4 pm to 8 pm. at the Murphy and Turnbull Funeral Home, 322 Bunker Hill Street, CHARLESTOWN. Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the St. Francis de Sales Church Charlestown on Thursday at 10:00 am. Eddie was a former MDC Police Officer, Investigator for the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, Government Affairs Representative for the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. and the Wine Institute of California. He was also a well know tenor in many Boston and South Shore churches. Veteran of WWII, U.S. Navy, South Pacific. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eddie's name to The Missionary Society of St. James the Apostle, 24 Clark St. Boston, MA 02109. Interment will at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne Ma.
Published in The Boston Globe from June 25 to June 26, 2013