Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Rose (Shoard) and Thomas Leach.
She had formerly worked as an Inspector in the garment industry. She was affiliated with the Trinity Trader Thrift Shop and had belonged to the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church of Tiverton. She was a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School with the Class of 1938.
She is survived by a son, Thomas L. Gregory (wife Diane) of Tiverton, and a daughter, Carol Costello (husband Edward) of Arlington, Va. She also leaves a sister, Sarah Phillips of Tiverton. In addition, she leaves seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Thomas Leach, Elmer Leach and Ruth Elizabeth Smith.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Her funeral will be held Friday at 9 a.m. from the Pocasset Memorial Funeral Home, 462 Main Road, Tiverton, with a 10 a.m. service at Holy Trinity
Episcopal Church, 1956 Main Road, Tiverton. Burial will be in Pocasset Hill Cemetery. www.almeida-pocasset.com for online guestbook