Keefe Funeral Home
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LEONARD, Judith A. (Granziano) Of Burlington, formerly of Arlington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 20, 2021, at the age of 75, after a 6 year courageous battle with cancer. The loving wife of William "Bill" Leonard of 53 years; the loving mother of Daniel Leonard and his wife Lorena of Arlington, Daryl Leonard and his wife Eva of Arlington, and Stacy Kneeland and her husband Steve of Billerica. Daughter of the late Tony and Irene Graziano; and the loving sister of Donna Limerick of Lexington and the late Edward Graziano. Judy lived in Arlington most of her life and graduated from Arlington High School, class of '64. She worked at MIT Medical in Cambridge for 27 years. Judy was compassionate and caring, and happiest when spending time with her family and seven grandchildren, Jala, Cali, Travis, Camila, Valentina, Ella, and Tony. Judy had a close knit circle/group of friends that continued right up until the end. Weekends in Jackson, NH and Kennebunkport, ME were a common gathering place with friends and family and are filled with wonderful memories. Children naturally gravitated toward Judy as she was a warm and nurturing soul. Her appreciation for all living things came through in how she cared for animals and the natural world. The fabulous Judy will be missed by all. Relatives and friends are invited to Judy's Funeral Mass on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in Saint Eulalia's Church, 50 Ridge St., Winchester at 10 am. Visiting Hours will be held in the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., ARLINGTON on Tuesday from 4-7 pm. (Masks are required for the Visiting Hours and Funeral Mass.) Burial will follow in Pine Haven Cemetery in Burlington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org To send an online condolence, visit www.keefefuneralhome.com

Published by Boston Globe from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2021.
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Billy & Family, I am so very very sorry for the loss of Judy. Years and years of joy and kindness is what I hope you hold in your heart during this painful time. That is what I hold dear when I think of Judy and her beautiful soul, sparkling personality and smile that lit up the room. I will treasure the memories, Karen (Anderson) Thibodeau
Karen Thibodeau
November 25, 2021
Dear Bill and the extended Leonard Family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during these most difficult times. Judith knows without question all of your love for her and the courageous battle she fought with all of you surrounding her with care and concern. Your Father and I had heart full talks during our Florida Deer Creek golf trips about the loss of my Wife Madeline ( Lynn) and Mother of my children and granddaughters. Bill was so kind and we talked about Judith´s battle. God has plans for her and like Madeline, God has higher tasks and goals to address and their skills are needed now! Bless the years and memories you had with Mom and Grandma ! They will also comfort you! With Love and Prayers, Larry Deetjen
Larry Deetjen
November 24, 2021
Please accept my sincere condolences to the entire family. Judy was the kindest, sweetest and sincere person that you could have ever known. She will truly be missed by her MIT family...
Sonia Ifill
November 23, 2021
Billy, our deepest sympathy and prayers for you and your Family. Such wonderful Memories we have of the times spent together.
Carol (nee Peterson) and Hal Roberson
November 23, 2021
I am so very very sorry for your loss. Judy was a friend of my mom Karen and Aunt Julia in high school and beyond. I have very fond memories of Judy. Sending love and peace.
Deanna DiSciullo Lander
November 23, 2021
Billy, we wish to lived closer so we can be with you. Our sincere condolences to you and your family. We will never forget Judith
Kenneth Brady and Magaly
November 22, 2021
So sorry to hear of Judy´s passing. Our deepest sympathy to Billy & family. We had lots of laughs in high school, Judy always had a warm and welcoming smile. Not sure if she could tell us apart! Rest In Peace Judy.
Paula Glynn Urquhart (Glynn twin)
November 22, 2021
My sincerest condolences to the family. Judy will always be remembered for her kindness and her low tolerance for unfair treatment of others. May she rest in heaven
Glenda Powe (MIT Medical)
November 22, 2021
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