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Mr.  Leo J. Letendre
  • American Cancer Society 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701
  • American Cancer Society
    30 Speen St.
    Framingham, MA 01701

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“Mr. Letendre, Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your years of dedicated service and sacrifice-first for our Country when you served with...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Casey(former Ma resident - TX

“With deepest sympathy to the Letendre Family. Michele, so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. May God bless you and your family.Sincere...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Mariano - Canton, MA

“As you remember your love one, as God heals your broken hearts (Psalm 147:3), may your treasured memories continue to bring you peace, comfort, and...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Leo was one of the volunteers that worked with me at Hallmark Health Cancer Center in Stoneham. He was such a kind and genuine gentleman. He loved...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Kathi Whittier - Stoneham, MA

“We are so sorry to hear about Leo's passing. He was a wonderful, kind man with a huge heart. We loved listening to him talk about his family and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Alice Watson - Manchester, NH

“For years we heard the legend of Leo Letendre as lovingly told by the Montclair wing of his family. And were thrilled to meet him and Betty at...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Bob/Kasey Goger - Montclair, NJ

“I had distinct pleasure of knowing and having a long terms friendship with Leo. I met Leo when I was 19 years old working directly with him at the...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“As the former Manager of Volunteer Services of MelroseWakefield Hospital and the Hallmark Infusion/Oncology center in Stoneham, I had the honor of...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Anne Marie Sirois - Salem, MA

“What a class act and a true gentleman. He will be fondly remembered and missed. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Rita Shanahan - Stoneham, MA


10 of 13 | Posted by: Rita Shanahan - Stoneham

“Tom Raboin,Martha & I send deepest condolences through you to Leo's family. Jim Lima ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Jim Lima - Nashua, NH

“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Leo. I volunteered with Leo in the past at Hallmark Oncology. Leo always had interesting stories about his...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Louise Zuk - Stoneham - Friend

“Deepest condolences to the Letendre family. Leo was my neighbor for many years, and his bright smile and doggie treats will be fondly remembered ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Trisha Pallotta - Stoneham, MA


Leo J. Letendre, passed away on April 20th at the age of 93. He is predeceased by Elizabeth (DeRocher), his beloved wife of 67 years; his brother, Richard Letendre; and his daughter, Karen Raboin. He leaves his daughter, Michele Granger; sons, Kenneth and Gerard Letendre; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Leo attended Medford High School and served in the US Navy submarine service and was proud to be known as a 'Bubblehead'. He was a state and national lifetime member of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of WWII.

After 33 years of dedicated and honorable service, Leo retired with the rank of captain from the Somerville Police Department. As a police officer, he was chosen for a number of leadership positions including: Director of the Somerville Police Academy and Police Prosecutor at the Somerville District Court.
Leo also served as a member of the Mass. Police Association Board of Directors, the Mass. Criminal Justice Council and the Executive Board of the Somerville Y.M.C.A.

Following his retirement, he assumed the Directorship of Training for First Security Services in Boston.
Leo took pleasure in helping others. He volunteered at The Stone Zoo, Friends of The Fells, and Hallmark Oncology Clinic in Stoneham.
He loved music and sang in a barbershop quartet and chorus for many years. He was a friend to all animals, especially dogs for whom he always had a pocketful of biscuits.

Leo was an avid reader, landscape oil painter, and photographer. He embraced life fully and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
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hose who would like to make a donation in Leo's name should do so to The American Cancer Society 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701

A memorial mass will be celebrating Leo's Eternal Life will be held in St. Raphael's Church 514 High St. Medford on Saturday April 27th, 2019 at 11 am. Burial will be private.