Lucy M. Leahey Print E-mail

Lucy M. Leahey

Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, 90
 Lucy M. (Wetherbee) Leahey, 90, of Lowell, died Thursday, January 1st at D’Youville Senior Care Center in Lowell with her loving family by her side. She was beloved wife of the late John J. Leahey who died August 13, 1990.
 Born in Ayer, Massachusetts, December 26, 1924, daughter of the late Clarence and the late Margaret (Burgess) Wetherbee, she received her education in the Ayer school system.
 Before retiring, Lucy was employed as a Linen Attendant with the former Basbane’s Linen Service in Lowell for over 20 years.
 Among her many activities, Lucy especially enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles and playing bingo. She was a member of the St. Patrick Church Ladies Sodality and volunteered much of her time to numerous activities at St. Patrick Church, St. Patrick School and community.
 Lucy was known by all to be about family. A devoted housewife and caretaker, she tended to her husband’s and brother’s needs when they both became ill. She also loved and cherished the quality time spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
 Lucy is survived by three daughters Louise Long and her husband James of Tyngsboro, MA, Linda Gagnon and her husband Carl of Dracut, MA and Joanne Leahey Sylvester and her husband Charles of Lowell, MA; two sons John J. Leahy, of Boston, MA and James M. Leahey of Lowell, MA; nine grandchildren JoLynn VanDinter and her husband Walter, Neal Boissonneault and his wife Tanya, Nicole White and her husband Greg, Jaimie Boissonneault, Jessica Rezendes and her husband Mark, Erin Crawford and her husband Derek, Steven Long, Michael Gagnon and Meaghan Gagnon; eleven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Wednesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at ST. PATRICK CHURCH (lower church) in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the St. Patrick Church Renovation and Restoration Fund, 282 Suffolk St, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768. 
Condolences (9)
  • Kathy Brady Souleotis  - Sorry for your loss
    Sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was a good friend to my mother. Wish I had been able to pay my respects. Take care
  • Sandra  - Aunt Lucy
    I will really miss our phone calls I always enjoyed talking to you. You were a very important part of my life. You will be missed terrible by me and Junebug may you rest in peace sweet lady. My condolences to all of you. Sorry I couldn't make it up there but my prayers are with all of you
  • Maeghan Sheehan Swanson
    My condolences and prayers to the family - I grew up in St. Patrick's Church and fondly remember Lucy as part of the "crew of Church ladies" that I was surrounded by. May she rest in peace.
  • Paul and Pattie Gauthier  - You will be missed
    Out thought and prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss
  • Paul and Pattie Gauthier
    Sorry to hear of your loss. Lucy and family, were neighbors and friends. Our thoughts are with you all. Paul and Pattie Gauthier
  • Eileen Shea
    oh Jim, i am so very very sry she's passed on. ur mom was always good to me. i know ur heart is all overwhelming and truly sad. I'm going to try n get a ride to the wake. Either way, know that I'm thinking of you with love and strength. If i can do anything at all to help you get thru this whole situation. I'm going to message my # incase you wanna call. With love & prayers for Lucy and God Speed. You know I'll always have a special place for you in my heart. xoxoxo
  • Donna
    Jimmy I just wanted to say that I am so sorry for your loss. I truly believe your mom is at peace. Always remember that she LOVED you NO MATTER WHAT! I love you.,and am praying for you. Donna
  • Donna
    Jimmy I just wanted to take this time to tell you very sorry I am for your loss. I truly believe your mom is at peace. Always remember she Loved you NO MATTER what.
  • Judy
    Jim My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of grief. Lucy is in God's hands and he will take care of her. May peace and serenity be with you. Love ya Judy
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