Frederick J. Leonard Sr.


After a courageous one year battle with cancer, Frederick James Leonard Sr., of Hull died at home with his family by his side on February 12, 2024 at the age of 62. 

Fred was a long-time resident of Hull, MA with his wife of 42 years. He was employed by Cullen Mechanical at Bentley College doing HVAC work. He loved to spend time with his family, boating, fishing, going to car shows, listening to music, and going to an occasional concert. He could frequently be found driving his 1985 Pontiac Fiero around town or in Boston Harbor with a fishing rod in hand. Fred loved to spend time with his family and friends and was always looking to lend a hand to those when needed. 

Fred was born to the late Francis E. Leonard Sr. and Mrytle (Patterson) Leonard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was the beloved husband of Nancy E. (Beshansky) Leonard. Loving father of Ellen (Leonard) Atherton and husband Brian, Frederick Leonard Jr. and wife Jessica. Brother of Lillian Barbetta, Robert W. Leonard and Dennis P. Leonard, and the late Francis E. Leonard Jr., Richard A. Leonard, and sister Susan (Leonard) Treumper. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial service that will be held on Sunday, March 10th at 1pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 83 Sea St, Weymouth, MA. Celebration of life to follow from 2-4 at the church.

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6 Condolences

  1. Neil and Mary beshansky on February 26, 2024 at 5:30 pm

    Nancy , Freddy and Ellen. He was one of a kind and will be missed by many. If we can help in any way please let us know. Love you all



  2. Rhonda Callahan on February 27, 2024 at 7:42 am

    The loss of Freddie is devastating for all of us, hopefully we can remember all the good times, and heal from this together. My love to to the whole family. I am as sad as you are, and will always think of Freddie with admiration, and respect, for the life he lived.



  3. Darcy Cordner on February 27, 2024 at 12:57 pm

    My heart and love to all of you! He was such a greater than life kind of guy. He had the gift of true kindness – there are never any words that express how profound a loss you have had. But know he loved you all- you Nancy, the children and extended family – with his whole being! He loved family get togethers!!



  4. James Hill on March 4, 2024 at 6:23 am

    i have had the honor of being able to call freddie my friend for over 30 years . he was a one of a kind person. he was honest ,kind and friendly . and in 30 years he never changed . and i will miss him terribly .as i know his family will as well.



  5. Irene Richardson on March 8, 2024 at 4:31 pm

    Nancy , Ellen and Freddy
    So very sorry for your loss.



  6. Tonya Christian on March 23, 2024 at 4:11 am

    What a guy! A giant gentleman and my big brother at Bentley. Always a helping hand, great conversation and had my back like a big brother would! I miss the echoes of his big voice on campus. I miss his stories of cars, music and his love for his wife and kids. He was a proud family guy ❤️ Till we meet again my big friend, we’ll have two heavenly martinis and flip cancer the bird! Peace andBlessings, Tonya



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