Walter Charles Leyko, age 81, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021, at his home in Foxborough surrounded by the love of his family. He was the son of the late Walter and Martha (Farsarano) Leyko.
Walter was born on August 5, 1940 in Boston and attended Boston Latin High School. He was a long-time resident of Foxborough and was formerly of Belmont and Saugus. He was a retired sales representative for C.R. Peterson and Associates of Avon, MA for many years. He was an avid New England sports fan and was a devoted father, grandfather and friend.
Walter was the beloved life partner of Joanne Nevers of Foxborough; loving father of Nancy Leyko of Vista, CA.; Lynne Wagner and her husband Mark of Locust Grove, VA; Laura Pelland of Groton, Wendi Patella and her husband John of Cranbury, NJ and also survived by nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister Geraldine Venezia.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, November 17 from 12 PM to 2 PM at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South Street, Foxborough. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery in Foxborough. To send an online condolence please visit the funeral home website at www.robertsandsonsfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Walter's memory may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org/donate.
Published by Sun Chronicle on Nov. 18, 2021.