Margot E. (Stoertz) Leonard

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Margot E. (Stoertz) Leonard, 89, formerly of Enfield, loving wife of the late Joseph V. Leonard, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Cambridge, New York after a long illness.

Margot was born in Germany, April 10, 1929, the daughter of the late Hans and Maria (Wachsmuth) Stoertz. Margot met Joseph while she worked for the U.S. Army in Europe and immigrated to the U.S. after they married. Margot became a U.S. citizen and remained proud of her German heritage. She will be remembered for her joyful and kind nature, her faith, and her love of music. She was a loving and supportive daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

She is survived by her three children, Rita Williams and her husband, Ted, of Weare, New Hampshire, Laura Zeppetelli and her husband, William, of Cambridge, N.Y., Thomas Leonard and his wife, Therese, of Cambridge, Massachusetts; her two beloved grandchildren, Jessica and Dean Williams; and extended family.

Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family during visiting hours Monday, Aug. 13, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield. A funeral procession will gather at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at noon at Holy Family Church, 23 Simon Road, Enfield. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's King Street Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Margot may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

For online expressions of sympathy or directions, please visit

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Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels
61 South Road
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 749-2244
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Aug. 11 to Aug. 15, 2018
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