BUCKLEY Leo F. A lifelong resident of Brighton for over 86 years, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at home with his family. Beloved husband for more than 61 years to his St. Columbkille High School sweetheart, Mildred (Maher) Buckley. Late son of Cornelius and Abina Buckley and loving brother of David Buckley and his wife Pat of Portland, Oregon. Proud father of Michael Buckley and his wife Paula of Brighton, Leo Buckley Jr. and his wife Debra of West Roxbury and Maureen McCann and her husband Charlie of Needham. Cherished Papa of Michael, Rachel and Leah Buckley, Leo, Ashley and Matthew Buckley, Charlie, Sean and Brian McCann. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home, 63 Chestnut Hill Ave. BRIGHTON (nr. Brighton Courthouse) on Friday, March 20th. at 9:30 a.m. Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Columbkille Church at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 p.m. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Attended Bentley College and Boston University. Veteran of the United States Army, Korea. Accountant for Gulf Oil Corporation, Chief Auditor of the Massachusetts Port Authority, Legislative Agent and Lobbyist for Beth Israel Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, CareGroup and The Picker Institute. Former Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Director for St. Columbkille’s High School. Former President of the St. Columbkille Parish, Holy Name Society and Business Manager of St. Columbkille’s Parish and Schools. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Columbkille Parish 321 Market St. Brighton, Ma. 02135 and/or St. Columbkille PartnershipSchool, 25 Arlington St. Brighton, MA. 02135. Funeral Home is Handicapped Accesible. For directions and guestbook please visit www.lehmanreen.com Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home BRIGHTON 617-782-1000
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Lehman, Reen & McNamara Funeral Home
63 Chestnut Hill Avenue
Brighton, MA 02135
Published in Boston Herald from Mar. 17 to Mar. 19, 2015