Donald F. Leet
F. Leet, 85, of Caroline Avenue, Ipswich, died January 18, 2016 in the
Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.
raised, and educated in Ipswich, he was one of three children of the
late Clarence M. and Minnie E. (Spencer) Leet. Don was a 1949 graduate
of Ipswich High School and following graduation worked for the A&P Tea
Company in Beverly until entering the Army in 1952. He served with the
Army 3rd Division seeing battle in Korea. Upon discharge, he
returned to the A&P, working in Gloucester. Don will be remembered by
many for his regular walks around town. Some of his many interests
included astronomy, tropical fish, and especially listening to classical
survived by two nieces, Charlotte M. McLeod and her husband Martin of
MD, and Sandra L. Coates and her husband Robert of Newbury, and several
grandnephews, cousins, and extended family members. He was the brother
of the late Charles R. and his wife the late Ruth E. (Prentiss) Leet
formerly of Ipswich, Kenneth M. Leet formerly of Boston, and uncle of
the late Toni E. Leet formerly of CA.
and friends are respectfully welcomed on Saturday, March 19 at 9 am for
an hour of visitation at the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High
Street, Ipswich, followed by a funeral service at 10 am. Interment with
Army Honors will be in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Memorial
contributions in his name may be made to the Ipswich Council on Aging,
25 Green Street, Ipswich, MA 01938 or to the charity of one's choice.