Salem and Bonita Springs, Fla. — Born in Lynn to Merle and Madeline Doane. After graduating from Lynn Classical, Leslie joined the Marines during World War II at the age of 17. He attended Dean College and worked as a N.E. sales manager for several national companies.
He raised his family in Salem and then retired to Bonita Springs, Fla., and Alton Bay, N.H.
Leslie leaves his wife of 63 years, Shirley (Hopkins); son Bradford Doane; daughters, Jamie Resse and Laurie Mezoff. He also leaves four grandsons, Daniel Mezoff, Jeffrey, Justin and Jake Resse and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: A celebration of life will be held in Massachusetts at a future time.