Lilian N. Leonard, of East Providence


Lillian N. Leonard, 70, of Aberdeen Road, died on September 17, 2012. She was the wife of Edward G. Leonard. Born in Cranston, a daughter of the late Harry W. and Lillian A. (Hogan) Payne, she lived in Riverside for 46 years. Mrs. Leonard was a secretary for the former Conditioned- Air Corp. for 10 years before retiring in 1996.

Besides her husband of 47 years, she is survived by a son; David E. Leonard of Riverside, a daughter; Jessica W. Leonard of Riverside and a cousin; Mary Tilly of North Kingstown.  She was the sister of the late Harry W. Payne Jr.

A Memorial Service will be held in St. James Lutheran Church, 49 Middle Highway, Barrington at a date to be announced. Contributions in Lillian’s memory to St. James Lutheran Church, 49 Middle Highway, Barrington, R.I., 02806 or The American Diabetes Association of Rhode Island, 146 Clifford Street, Providence, RI, 02903 would be deeply appreciated.

Arrangements are under the direction of the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, Riverside. For more information or to leave condolences visit


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