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Leonore Leonard

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Leonore Leonard Obituary
Leonore (Norie) Leonard, 71, of East Orleans, MA died peacefully early Wednesday morning, in her home, from complications of Scleroderma and Cancer. She was born to the late Leo and Virginia Kaufmann, May 7th, 1945 in White Plains, NY. Norie graduated from Our Lady of Good Counsel and Sacred Heart Junior College. She married Brian Leonard November 26, 1966, and they lived together in Eastchester, NY, before moving to Cape Cod in 1976. They have been in East Orleans ever since. Norie owned and operated Nory's Cards and Gifts for over 30 years and she was passionate about developing personal relationships with her customers. Norie was an active parishioner at St. Joan of Arc which included teaching CCD along with initiating the Floral Guild in the 1980s which continues today. She was very active in the community, volunteering on several committees as well as being a member of groups such as the Orleans Garden Club. She had made many friends over the years through all of her activity. She loved spending time at Nauset beach, playing tennis, bridge and mahjong. She especially loved spending time with her family and friends. Norie is survived by her husband of 50 years, Brian and their two children: Brian Leonard (Kerry) and Jeanne Larivee (Chad); grandchildren, Kayley, Emme, Brian, Lindsey, Liam, and Brendan; brothers, Peter and Jamie Kaufmann; sisters, Jinx Clancy and Josie Kaufmann; and many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 7th at 11:00am at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Orleans, MA.
Published in The Cape Codder from Dec. 30, 2016 to Jan. 13, 2017
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