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Leo J. Morency

Obituary for Leo J. Morency

June 8, 1937 - August 19, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 82


Leo J. Morency, 82, of Manchester, died August 19, 2019 at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester after a period of declining health.

He was born in Manchester on June 8, 1937 to Joseph and Gracia (Dussault) Morency. He earned an associate's degree in criminal justice from St. Anselm College and was a lifelong resident of Manchester.

Leo retired from the Bedford Police Department as a detective and captain after 23 years of service. In retirement he worked for Quirk Automotive Group in Manchester. He served in the NH Air National Guard for 28 years.

He was a member of the American Legion Sweeney Post #2, Knights of Columbus Council 92 and the League of 1000 Men of the Precious Blood, all in Manchester. He had a great interest in genealogy and the Civil War.

He was predeceased by his parents and five siblings, Maurice, Amedee, Lucien, Roger and Albert Morency.

The family includes his wife of 62 years, Cecile L. (Desrosiers) Morency of Manchester; three children, Madeleine C. Morency of Saco, ME, Priscilla A. Croteau and her husband, Denis, of Merrimack and Marc R. Morency and his wife, Cherry, of Pembroke; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren; two sisters, Theresa Bouchard and Annette Belliveau and her husband, Joseph, all of Manchester; and cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at St. Anthony Church, 172 Belmont St., Manchester. Committal prayers followed at Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, 474 Goffstown Rd., Manchester.

Memorial donations may be made to the Precious Blood Monastery, 700 Bridge St., Manchester, NH 03104.

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