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Sheila (Murphy) Leahey
  • October 19, 1925 - September 30, 2010
  • Suffield, Connecticut

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Sheila (Murphy) Leahey, 84, formerly of Suffield, died peacefully on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at a local convalescent home.

She was born on October 19, 1925 on Depot Street, Suffield, daughter of the late John and Julia (Keohane) Murphy. She graduated from Sufield High School with the class of 1943. Sheila worked as an administrator for Ring Nursing Home in Springfield.

She leaves a daughter, Michelle Leahey of Windsor Locks, two sons, Matthew Leahey and his wife, Maureen of Springfield, MA , Thomas Leahey of Arlington, VA; a grandson, Matthew H. Leahey; Matthew and Maureens’ children, Karen Fairchild and her husband, Eric, Michael Southerland and his wife, Liz and their son Liam.

She was predeceased by her sister, Helen Wrenn.

Memorial hours will be held on Sunday, October 3 from 4-7 p.m. at Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home, 443 East St. (Rt. 159), Suffield. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Windsor Locks.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.

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