James P. Leahy
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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


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Published in The Enterprise from Jun. 26 to Jun. 27, 2010.
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14 entries
July 1, 2010
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
stanly simon
July 1, 2010
Dear June and Family,
So sorry to hear about Jimmy, he was a wonderful son, sibling and friend.
May he rest In Peace. God Bless you all And God Bless and watch over Jimmy.
Nancy Simon
June 28, 2010
Rest in peace Jimmy.

From your friends at the Abington Police Department
June 27, 2010
Matt & Gerry,so sorry to read about the loss of your brother Jimmy. Our sympathy to you and your whole family.
Ritchie & Karen Froio
June 27, 2010
Rest in Peace Jimmy
Doreen Leazott-O'Hearn
June 27, 2010
Jimmy - you were a fighter till the end. May you rest in peace. Please keep an eye on those you've left behind. You were loved by many and hearts are heavy with your loss. We will all miss you Jimmy. Our heartfelt condolences to all.
Mell and Butch Ribeiro
June 27, 2010
Lea,
My thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. May Jim rest in peace and God Bless you and your family.
Much sympathy,
Joy Piesco
Joy Piesco
June 26, 2010
To Lea and family, although I did not know your brother, the loss of family is tragic. I hope you know in your hearts that he is now at peace and in a better place. My prayers to all of you and strength to you in the coming days.
JoAnne Henriques Caballero
June 26, 2010
I have not seen Jimmy since our days at North Jr High. Jim was always a fun loving guy,and could always bring a smile. My condolences to his family,he will be missed by all whos life he touched.
Ron Murphy
June 26, 2010
To Jimmy and his family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. we will miss the good times of him stopping by and visiting us and what special trinkets he had for the kids. My daughter called him Robin hood because he would come and show them his compound bow and other trinkets and the name Robin Hood stuck with him. He will be sadly miss by all of us.
God bless,
Lisa ,Guy, Kevin and Kelly
June 26, 2010
Jimmy aka Kid Candle I have known you since the days at the montello pool, latter on in life we became good friends you will be missed. Say Hi to Curly!!!
Tony Direnzo
June 26, 2010
Anna - I'm so sorry for your loss, you and your family will be in my prayers.-
Kathleen Flaherty Sites
June 26, 2010
jimmy and i went way back in brockton day's skating on the muck etc n. junior high. thogh i moved away i still remember the times we had. he will be missed.
ricky woiszwillo
June 26, 2010
We wish to extend our deepest sympathies at this difficult time.
The Staff of Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home
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