, Salem, MA

September 30, 2013

Edmond L. LeBlanc, 86

PEABODY — Mr. Edmond L. LeBlanc, 86, of Peabody, formerly of Middleton, and beloved husband of Theresa (Martin) LeBlanc, died on Friday at Pilgrim Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Peabody.

Born in Amesbury, he was the son of the late Edmond and Elsie (LeBlanc) LeBlanc. He was raised and educated in Amesbury.

An honorably discharged veteran, Edmond served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy during World Ward II and Korea. He spent the better part of 17 years serving his country.

Upon his return, Edmond had been employed as an insurance appraiser with Hanover Insurance Co., and had previously worked in an auto body shop.

A longtime resident of the town of Middleton, he was a practicing magician who loved magic, boating and hunting. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus of Lynn 3rd and 4th Degrees, and along with his wife, was an avid square dancer for many years.

In addition to his loving wife, Edmond is survived by his daughters, Taira Federer and her husband, Sasha, of Florence, S.C., and Valerie Prince of Peabody; his son, Edmond LeBlanc and his wife, Marilyn, of Santa Cruz, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral Mass, which will be held in St. Richard’s Church, Forrest Street, Danvers, on Tuesday, at 9 a.m. Burial to follow in Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home 167 Maple St., Route 62, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Edmond’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Mass Chapter, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472, or to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3400, Woburn, MA 01801.

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