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Leo F. Greene III
  • Brain Injury Association of Mass.
    30 Lyman St., Suite 10
    Westborough, MA 01581

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“So sad to hear of Leo's passing. We rode the Alewife shuttle bus to/from Waltham for many years. So friendly, funny, opinionated, and great to talk...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Susanna Burns - Cambridge, MA

“Having known Leo during the Little League years in Melrose is an exampleof how a persons' "community" is expanded to include not only the kids on the...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: CHRIS SHEA - WEYMOUTH, MA

“What a great mbta train & bus buddy. We were always talking about houses and how he loved to paint. His son and my sister's late husband were auto...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: fran fondulis - melrose, MA

“My friend Leo, You are a nice and friendly person, you helped me to fill my research paper and share many beautiful and interesting things to me, I...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Lydia Zheng - Boston, MA - Friend

“Leo and I were active members of Incarnation Parish and served for years as adult leaders of Boy Scout Troop 635. We spent many weeknights at...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Barry Rowe

“I met Leo , September 1972 at Saint Francis College. We have been close friends ever since. I had a airline ticket to fly with Leo to Europe in...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: John Hychko - Waterbury, CT

“With deepest sympthany to Leo's family. I work with Leo at fieldwork.He always had a great big Hello as we came in. Surely will miss his smile and...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Michele Crowley - Arlington, MA

“So sorry Barbara, Carole and Leo. I can't believe this has happened. He was much to young. He was a good guy. God bless you all and may he rest in...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Paul Charrette - Braintree, MA

“Played hockey and shared many laughs with Leo at St.Francis....I'm writing this from the hills of Scotland... I know he would enjoy thatSorry for...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Larry Godbout - Lynn, MA

“Deepest condolences, may many fond memories comfort you at this difficult time. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Mary (Skeffington) Lewis and family

“My Condolences to Leo's family. Leo was taken from us way to soon, I hope it gives you comfort to know that Leo was highly thought of by his...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Gail Collette - Waltham, MA

“It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to Leo's family. Leo and I served in the Naval Reserves together. Nice man. God Bless. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Matt McGrath - Franklin, MA

“Our sympathy to Leo's family. We knew Leo as a fellow member of Wakefield Lodge Sons of Italy. It was always a pleasure sitting with him and talking...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Don and Pam Hart - Wakefield, MA

“Carole I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thought are with you and your family hun ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Daisy Eamma - Lynn, MA - Friend

“We remember Leo working with Boy Scout Troop 635 many years ago when our son Greg was a scout. Leo was always friendly and available to participate...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Chris and Teresa Goulding - FL

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague

Leo F. Greene, III, of Melrose, died unexpectedly on August 11, 2017 at the age of 64. Leo was born & raised in Melrose and a graduate of Malden Catholic High School, Class of 1971. He went on to receive his degree from the University of New England in Maine, Class of 1976. Leo was a lifelong Melrose resident and worked as a Market Research Associate for Fieldworks Boston in Waltham for many years. He was a member of the Sons of Italy in Wakefield and the Knights of Columbus in Melrose for many years. Leo was a three letter athlete for Malden Catholic High School in football, hockey & golf and enjoyed skiing at Mt Sunapee in New Hampshire. He loved traveling to Hawaii, Switzerland, Japan, France, Mexico, San Francisco, Western Europe and Rangeley, Maine. He was always helping others and also volunteered at the Tewksbury State Hospital for many years. Leo was the beloved husband of Barbara (Charrette) Greene for 35 years. Devoted son of the late Leo F. & Marguerite (Donahue) Greene. Loving father of Leo P. Greene & his wife Barbara of Lynn and Carole Greene & her fiancé Kenneth Malloch of Medford. Cherished grandfather of Brayden & Audrina. Caring brother of Betsy Mainero & her husband Alfred of Saugus and the late Mary Toomey & her late husband Albert. Son in law of Genevieve Charrette of Braintree. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives & many friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Tuesday, Aug. 15th from 4-7PM. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 16th at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose at 10AM . Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Brain Injury Association of Mass., 30 Lyman St., Suite 10, Westborough, MA 01581.