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Burial Date September 16, 2016
Place of Service St. Columba's Church
Section Garden of Honor Lot Number: 28Grave Number: D#4
Leo J. Martin, 89, formerly of Worcester, died in Port Saint Lucie, Florida on July 27, 2016, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer.
Leo was born on September 10, 1926 in Leominster to Exilda and Albert Arsenault. He is preceded in death by his wife, Renie Martin, and brothers Alfred, Henry and Donald Arsenault and sister, Marie Seguin.
Leo is survived by his siblings Bertha Beuaregard, Catherine Trump, Doris Bergeron, Julia Frawley, Carol Lanza, Joseph, Robert and Edward Arsenault. He leaves five daughters, Linda Glickman, Donna Meehan, Diana Towner, Debra Martin and Dina Rae Martin, as well as grandchildren Sarah Martin, Mark Meehan, Shawn Meehan and several great great grandchildren.
Leo was an army veteran of WW II, a loving family man, and active in serving his community at the Savanna Club where he and Renie retired from Worcester in 1988. Leo’s first career was as a chef, caterer and owner of Renie & Leo’s Restaurant serving Italian cuisine. He later went into construction, and became a union supervisor at Fort Devens in Ayer, until he retired to Florida. Leo enjoyed golf, tennis, bocce ball, and card games from Poker to Cribbage, and was known for being tough to beat. He and Renie participated in many clubs and catered large events at the Savanna Club. They loved traveling all over the world.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 am on Friday September 16, 2016 at Saint Columba’s Parish, 10 Richards Ave., Paxton, followed by interment at Worcester County Memorial Park, 217 Richards Ave., Paxton. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Leo’s memory to the American Cancer Society.