Michael E. Leahy, 88, Bristol

Veteran loved the Boston Red Sox

Posted 7/2/20

Michael E. Leahy, 88, of Bristol, died peacefully Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at home in Bristol, with his grandchildren by his side. He was the husband of the late Alice (Muzzy) Leahy.

He was born in …

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Michael E. Leahy, 88, Bristol

Veteran loved the Boston Red Sox

Posted

Michael E. Leahy, 88, of Bristol, died peacefully Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at home in Bristol, with his grandchildren by his side. He was the husband of the late Alice (Muzzy) Leahy.

He was born in Warren, a son of the late Thomas S. and Florence (LaCroix) Leahy.

Michael was a Lineman for the former Narragansett Electric Company for many years before retiring in 1995. A graduate of Warren High School Class of 1949, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving as a Corporal. He was also a member of the American Legion.

He had been a resident of Bristol since 2011, coming from Florida. Mr. Leahy had attended St. Mary of the Bay Church.

Michael loved to travel, garden and do crossword puzzles daily. He was also a fan of the Boston Red Sox.

He is survived by his children, Raymond Leahy, Joanne D’Orlando of South Carolina, and Sandra Mascola of Bristol.

He was the brother of John Leahy of North Carolina, Veronica Phillips of Florida, Louise Mason of Connecticut, Janet Greene of Cumberland, Marjorie Chace of Seekonk, Gloria Chamberlain of Connecticut, and Anne Cornell of Arizona.

Mr. Leahy was the grandfather of nine and the great-grandfather of two. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Leahy was the father of the late Donald Leahy and Robert Leahy. He was the brother of the late Thomas Leahy, Robert Leahy, Raymond Leahy, Virginia Condra, Catherine Broadhead and Lorraine Francis.

His funeral will be held Wednesday, July 8 at 8:30 am from Smith Funeral and Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Mary of the Bay Church, 645 Main St., Warren.

Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 550 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence.

Visiting hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday July 7.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to VNS Hospice, 1184 E Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI 02871, or the RI Honor Flight, P.O.Box 28132, Providence, RI 02908-3700.

See www.wjsmithfh.com.

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