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Leo R. Smith

July 1st, 2020

Leo R. Smith, age 71, of Wilmington, formerly of Medford, passed away on July 1, 2020.

Leo was the beloved husband of Margaret (Maher) Smith, devoted father of Joshua Smith & his wife Kelley of Woburn and Jacob Smith & his wife Lynne of Wilmington, loving “Bampie” of Gavin, Lily, Megan and Lauren, cherished son of the late John Smith and Margaret (McCusker) & John Hughes, dear brother of Edward Smith of N. Reading and Carole Green & her husband Gary of Osterville. Leo is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Tuesday, July 7th at 9:00 a.m. immediately followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St., (Rte. 38) Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Mass. National Cemetery, Connery Ave., Bourne, MA at 1:30 p.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, July 6th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. All guests attending the services are asked to wear masks.

Memorial donations in Leo’s name may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

Leo was a U.S. Marine Veteran who proudly served during Vietnam.

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7 Entries in Guest Book for “Leo R. Smith”

  1. Lorraine Butler says:

    I don’t know you I’m so sorry to hear about your husband passing he is now resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all in my prays always remember the good times you had with him

  2. Chris says:

    You’ll always be our Uncle Leo.

    I’m so sorry Margie, Josh and Jake and your families. I remember you little guys in Davis Square. Your dad is and always will be my friend. I love him. He was one of those guys, not many left, my dad and Walshy among a very few others. He was so gracious to me when I went through a tough time, Oh god how Laureen loved him too.

    Leo.. I’ll never forget the kind, funny and timely words you had for me then. Rest In Peace. I’ll miss you.

    Sincerely,
    Chris Gilchrist

  3. Karen Bordonaro says:

    Margie,
    Sorry for you loss. Leo was a funny guy he made activities at the nursing home funny. He always had the answers for the trivia questions. May he rest in pease.
    Karen Bordonaro (Sarah’s daughter from the nursing home)

  4. Jimmy Basile says:

    Margie, Josh, Jake and Family- I am so sorry for your loss…. I have such fond memories of Leo, from the days of South Medford Youth Baseball, up to High School, where Leo would make us the best Superbowl wings every year!…. He was a great guy, and always welcomed us into his home. On behalf of myself and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Eileen Calvi says:

    God rest your soul Leo. I have great memories of you at Swift’s beach. You always made us laugh. There is definitely a special place in heaven for those that bring so much joy to others. Sending prayers and love to your beautiful Margee and your boys. ????????????

  6. Susan (McCusker) Fields says:

    Margee, Josh,Jake and family so sorry to hear of Leo’spassing.
    I have fond memories of him and am smiling right now thinking of him.we had so much fun as kids growing up in Cambridge and down the cape. R.I.P. Leo
    Love your cousin Susan

  7. Bob Gogain says:

    I’m sorry to hear of Leo’s passing. He was one of the nicest and funniest people I have known. Our prayers go out to Margie and her family.

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