Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

Obituaries

May 30, 2013

Jonathan George Leonard, 39

Andover, MA — Jonathan G. Leonard of Andover passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 21, at the age of 39. He was the loving son of Dr. Thomas and Lois Leonard of Andover; and beloved brother to Russell Leonard, Dr. Jeffrey Leonard, and Suzanne Vazquez; brother in-law to Dr. Angel Gangoy-Leonard and Osvaldo Vazquez; and proud uncle of Dylan and Matthew Leonard, and Oliver, Samuel, and Amelia Vazquez. He was employed at Stop and Shop where he had been a loyal employee for over 10 years. He was very active in the Special Olympics and he won numerous medals and trophies in different events through the years. He was also involved in several local bowling leagues and enjoyed spending his free time with his girlfriend, Tina, and his large group of friends from the area.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends were invited to gather for visiting hours at the Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence St., in Andover, on Friday, May 24, from 4 to 8 p.m., and for the funeral Mass at St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex St., also in Andover, on Saturday, May 25 at 9:15 a.m. Burial was immediately after the Mass at Spring Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Special Olympics of Massachusetts, www.specialolympics.org.

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