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William Leahy

April 14, 2018

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April 18, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Mass of Christian Burial
April 19, 2018

10:00 AM
St. Brendan's Church
589 Gallivan Blvd
Dorchester, MA 02124

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Leahy, William “Bill” - April 14, 2018 at age 81 passed away peacefully surrounded by his cherished daughters. Of Dorchester and originally of Dromina, County Cork Ireland. Beloved husband of the late Bridget (Joyce) Leahy of Carraroe, County Galway. Devoted father to Maureen and her husband Rick Cronin of Lexington and Eileen and her husband Sean Keohane of Milton. Loving and proud grandfather, “Grampy” to Ricky, Danny and Billy Cronin and Sean, Caroline and Jack “Me Boy” Keohane. Dear nephew to the late Margaret Murphy of Milford, County Cork. Close cousin to Tony Egan of Liscarroll, County Cork. Also survived by and held dear by many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Wednesday 4 to 8pm. Funeral Mass in St. Brendan Church Thursday morning at 10 o’clock.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  Bill will always be remembered as an avid reader of Boston newspapers and his local Dorchester Reporter! A proud member of Carpenters Local Union 67 since 1969. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bill’s memory to the Martin Richard Foundation. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Martin Richard Foundation
1452 Dorchester Ave 4th Floor, Dorchester MA 02122

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