HENRY J. EGAN
Henry J. "Joe" Egan, 84, of 47 Bacon Hill Rd., died suddenly Monday, July 14 at his home.
He was the husband of Margaret E. (Lasell) Egan who died in 2005. He leaves two daughters, Bonnie A. Leigher and her husband Sheldon of Rochdale, and Ruth N. McKeon and her husband Peter of Haverhill; a brother, John Egan of Bozrah, Ct. and a sister, Barbara LaPrade of Leicester; 6 grandchildren, Sean, Michael and Andrew McKeon, John and Jeremy Calley, and Rebecca Laramee; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a daughter, Deborah Egan in 1957, and four brothers, Daniel F., James T., George E. and William E. Egan.
Mr. Egan was a Tool & Die Maker at Leicester Die & Tool, Inc. for 14 years, retiring in 1991. He previously worked at A & M Tool & Die in Southbridge for 15 years.
Born in Southbridge, he was the son of Henry F. and Amelia (Cudworth) Egan. He graduated from Mary E. Wells High School in Southbridge in 1940 and later Cole Trade School in 1943. He was a member of the Leicester Congregation of Jehova's Witness. A former President of the Spencer Parent Teacher's Assoc., he also belonged to the Silver Sneakers Club for Senior Citizens at Sim's Health & Fitness in Charlton. He enjoyed dancing, woodworking, skiing and singing.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, August 3 at 3 p.m. in the J.HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Please omit flowers, contributions may be made to Leicester Congregation of Jehovah's Witness Building Fund, 4 Memorial Dr., Leicester, Ma. 01524.