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Paul R. Leonelli

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Paul R. Leonelli

Birth
Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
5 Jan 2021 (aged 56)
Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section W, Lot 635, Downing Avenue, Grave 1
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PAUL R. LEONELLI
AGE 56 YEARS

Mr. Paul R. Leonelli, of Waltham, died on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln after a brief battle with cancer. He was a son of Gregorio and Josephine (Zanco) Leonelli. He graduated from Waltham High School in 1982 and four years later earned his bachelor's degree from Bentley College.

He met his wife, Needham native Theresa Kearns, on a blind date and after a courtship the pair married in Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Osterville. Most recently Paul worked as a public safety officer at Boston College where he made many friends among the familiar faces around campus. Prior to that, he was the owner of Jenson's Cleaners in Needham for almost thirty years.

In his younger years, Paul was an accomplished drummer and was active with the Knight of Columbus in Needham.

Beloved husband of Theresa A. (Kearns). Father of Paul G. Leonelli and Mary F. Leonelli. Brother of Gregory Leonelli (Nancy) of Lexington and John Leonelli (Anne) of Dennis. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements: The Joyce Funeral Home, Waltham.
Burial: Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.
Published in Boston Globe from Jan. 7 to Jan. 9, 2021.
PAUL R. LEONELLI
AGE 56 YEARS

Mr. Paul R. Leonelli, of Waltham, died on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln after a brief battle with cancer. He was a son of Gregorio and Josephine (Zanco) Leonelli. He graduated from Waltham High School in 1982 and four years later earned his bachelor's degree from Bentley College.

He met his wife, Needham native Theresa Kearns, on a blind date and after a courtship the pair married in Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Osterville. Most recently Paul worked as a public safety officer at Boston College where he made many friends among the familiar faces around campus. Prior to that, he was the owner of Jenson's Cleaners in Needham for almost thirty years.

In his younger years, Paul was an accomplished drummer and was active with the Knight of Columbus in Needham.

Beloved husband of Theresa A. (Kearns). Father of Paul G. Leonelli and Mary F. Leonelli. Brother of Gregory Leonelli (Nancy) of Lexington and John Leonelli (Anne) of Dennis. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements: The Joyce Funeral Home, Waltham.
Burial: Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.
Published in Boston Globe from Jan. 7 to Jan. 9, 2021.

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