Edward Franklin Leahy

Died: Sat., Jun. 22, 2013


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Jun. 26, 2013
Location: Murphy & Turnbull

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Thu., Jun. 27, 2013

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Leahy, Edward F., of Charlestown, (born in Somerville and formerly of Hull,
Weymouth, Braintree and  Port Orange, FL) June 22, 2013                                            

Beloved husband of Mary H. "Marie" (Maguire) Leahy
Loving father of Sally A. Flanagan of FL, Edward F. Jr. and wife Eileen of CT,
Robert M. and wife Lourdes of NY, Paul G. and wife Rose of CT, Mark J. and wife
Alicia of PA, Peter C. and wife Kristine of CT, Timothy D. and wife Maria of
Charlestown and Thomas A. and wife Barbara Leahy of PA.
Loving Grandfather of 6 Granddaughters and 16 Grandsons
Also survived by his sister Rita V. Lally of Dorchester and predeceased by his
parents Albert M. and Sarah (Crane) Leahy and  6 brothers and 3 sisters.
Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours Wednesday June 26 from 4 pm
to 8 pm. at the Murphy and Turnbull Funeral Home, 322 Bunker Hill Street,
Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the St. Francis de Sales Church Charlestown
on Thursday at 10:00 am.
Eddie was a former MDC Police Officer, Investigator for the Alcoholic Beverage
Control Commission, Government Affairs Representative for the Distilled Spirits
Council of the U.S. and the Wine Institute of California.  He was also a well
know tenor in many Boston and South Shore churches. Veteran of WWII, U.S. Navy,
South Pacific.  
In lieu of flowers, donations in Eddie's name to The Missionary Society of St.
James the Apostle 24 Clark St. Boston, MA 02109
Interment will in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA

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Karen Klett
   Posted Mon June 24, 2013
So very sorry to hear this news. Tim, please know I am praying strength for you and your family during this time of season.
What a powerful photo of your dad. Thank you for sharing.

With sympathy,
Karen Klett

Shelley Reed
   Posted Mon June 24, 2013
Pete and family - we are so very sorry for your loss. May all your wonderful memories of your dad bring you comfort. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Love, Shelley & Doug Reed

Egils Vigants
   Posted Mon June 24, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you all !

pamela boucher
   Posted Mon June 24, 2013
sorry for your lost ok you are in my prayers ok love, pam

Richard Keane and Maureen McKenna Keane
   Posted Mon June 24, 2013
To the Leahy family, sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad, he was a great man. He like my Dad, came from Somerville. Your Dad sang at my wedding, such a beautiful voice, and sang at my Dad's funeral. It was a pleasure to have met him. Maureen McKenna Keane & Richard Keane R.I.P.

Ron Jackson
   Posted Tue June 25, 2013
No words can express the feeling of loss when ones dad passes on but ones feeling can be felt by all who have experienced the same. God bless the Leahy family as you mourn the loss and celebrate the memories of your beloved dad.

Jeffrey Officer
   Posted Tue June 25, 2013
The Leahy family.

I'm sorry to hear of your loss. My family's thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jeff Officer

Marilyn Ziemba
   Posted Tue June 25, 2013
I would like to express my sincere condulences on the loss of your father, father-in-law and granddad to the entire Leahy family. I know that words can replace the loss at this time, but just know that someone does understand and care.

The Schmidt's
   Posted Wed June 26, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. May God cradle all of you through this difficult time as he has done for Edward.
Nancy, Pete and Peter

Judy Nealon Hartigan
   Posted Wed June 26, 2013
Mrs. Leahy, Sally,Eddie,Bob,Paul,Mark,Peter,Tim,Tom
So very sorry to hear about dad's passing. He was a great guy and I have so many wonderful memories of our days on Third St. with the Leahy clan. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.
Nudy Jealon

Patti Flanagan Mix
   Posted Wed June 26, 2013
Dear Marie, Sally, Edward, Robert, Paul, Mark, Peter, Tim, & Tom

My heartfelt condolences to all of you for your loss of 'Dear Eddie'.
I was saddened and shocked to just learn of his passing. He was one of the kindest, sincerest, and nicest people whom I had the fortune of meeting over fifty years ago, all by coincidence. From the start, our families bonded in friendship and love, becoming 'country cousins' with many wonderful memories as I watched you all grow-up. He was so proud of each of you, plus his beautiful Marie. May those special times help fill your heart with treasured of memories, bringing you peace, comfort and a smile in all the days ahead.
I am truly deeply sorry and keep you in my thoughts and prayers through this most difficult time.

With Love, Sympathy & Blessings,
Patti Flanagan Mix

dorothy maguire
   Posted Thu June 27, 2013
To the entire Leady Family, especially Sally--very sorry to hear of this great loss in your family, Prayers that the alord will guide you through these u may eventually be brought back to his light of life that he had in store for you all. Best wieshes, to you , I am, as ever doti

Robert Lynch
   Posted Sun June 30, 2013
To the Leahy Family,

We are here for a short time and we hope to make a mark in peoples lives. Your Dad was a Great guy and the memories' I have growing up with you guys in our early years, I will never forget. Your Dad made his mark on this Earth and now he is making his mark in Heaven.

God Bless,

Bobby Lynch

Mary is still living on Whitehead Ave. 93 Years old.

Retired Association of Metropolitan Police
   Posted Sun June 30, 2013
On behalf of the Retired Association of Metropolitan Police please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.

Mike and Pam Beaulieu
   Posted Fri July 19, 2013
Pete, Kristine, and Family,

It was such a priviledge to speak with your father briefly about his Naval service a few months ago. It was abundantly clear who raised you Pete, and I know that despite your sense of loss he will continue to look out for you, your Mother, and all of your family; but now from our Holy Fathers side. I just pray that God will ease the ache I know you feel in your heart.