Charles Leo "Lee" Masuret

MASURET, Charles Leo "Lee", 81, of Zephyrhills, FL, (formally of Danbury, CT,) passed away peacefully on May 22, 2014. Leo was born in Boston, MA. He earned a business degree while attending Babson College and Northeastern University. After college he proudly served as a member of The 3rd United States Infantry Regiment, the oldest active duty regiment in the United States Army, also known as: "The Old Guard." He was honored to guard the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, in Arlington VA. Leo spent most of this career in sales which included; Piper Aircraft, Gates Lear Jet, and Motob‚cane USA. Prior to retirement, Leo was the IBM Account Executive at NYNEX in White Plaines, NY. He was also the owner of The Living Word Book store in Southbury, CT and Candlewood Lake Tours in Danbury, CT. In his free time he could be found piloting small aircraft, boating on Candlewood Lake or motorcycling the scenic roads of Connecticut and Florida. Lee was a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association in Danbury and Southbury CT and Dade City FL. He was also an active member of Calvary Assembly of God in Dade City, FL and prior, a member of First Assembly of God, Brookfield CT. He rejoiced in his love of The Lord and shared that passion with his wife. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 35 years, Marlene (Gillooly) Masuret; his daughters, Lee Ann Masuret, Ellen Masuret, Laurie (John) Masuret-Baloun; Step-children, Brian Gillooly, Christie (Ken) Laracuente, Craig L. (Jennifer Lonack) Gillooly, Tim (Melanie) Gillooly; grandchildren, Lauren, Michael, and Tyler Laracuente, Eamon, Colin and Xotchi Baloun, and Evan Gillooly; brother, Donald Masuret; and sister, Ellen (Ralph) Galeota. Services will be held on Friday, May 30. 2014, at Hodges Funeral Home (on Hwy. 301,) Dade City, Florida. Visitation will be from 10:30am-11:30am and service to begin at 11:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family has chosen donations be made to: .

Funeral Home

Hodges Family Funeral Home - Dade City
11441 US HIGHWAY 301  Dade City, FL 33525
352-567-6100

Published in TBO.com on May 30, 2014