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James P. Leahy

James P. Leahy Obituary
James P. Leahy, 60, of Brockton died June 23, 2010, following a long illness. Born in Brockton, he was a son of June R. Leahy and the late James F. Leahy. He had a very colorful life. As an avid motorcyclist, he co-founded the Hamsters Motorcycle Club with Susan Perewitz. He was a boxer out of the Vecchione Gym in Brockton. An avid fisherman, a talented carpenter and painter, he was a devoted friend to many. He was the brother of Anna Astuto, Mark Leahy, Julie Faria, Matthew Leahy, Lea Benson and Marijane Fetzer. He was the father of Johanna, Shauna and Shayne; grandfather of Jaylise, Jordan, Bonnie, Christian and Maddix. He also leaves his dear friends, Bob Rose, Michele Silva and Julie Carlson; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie, his son, Jason, and his twin, Donald. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Transplant Institute at Beth Israel/Deaconess, 110 Francis St., Suite 7, Boston, MA 02215. www.nickersonbournefuneralhome.com

Published in The Enterprise from June 26 to June 27, 2010
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