Dorothy M. (Stanley) Leahy

Dorothy M. (Stanley) Leahy, died suddenly at Milton Hospital, Sunday August 28, 2011. She was 89 years old.

Born and raised in Milton, she was a graduate of Milton High School and Fischer College. After her children reached school age, she was a volunteer at Milton Hospital for many years. Mrs. Leahy worked for the National Security Agency and the Defense Contract Administration Services before retiring in the early 1980’s.

Mrs. Leahy was a lifelong resident of Milton and a winter resident of Florida since retirement. She loved to knit and read.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Leahy. Beloved mother of Joseph W. Leahy Jr., of Nashville, TN, James E. Leahy of Fredericksburg, VA and Christopher Leahy of Milton. Sister of Russell Stanley of FL, Donald Stanley of SC, Richard Stanley of MN and the late William C. Stanley and Claire Carney.  Grandmother of four and great-grandmother of five. She did so much for so many.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Road at Randolph Avenue, Milton, Saturday September 3 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Friday 4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation/Massachusetts Affiliate, 89 South St., Suite 406, Boston, MA 02111.