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Penrose N. Leadbetter

Memorial for Penrose N. Leadbetter

Born in Pepperell, MA on May 11, 1922
Called by God on Sep. 24, 2013 and resided in Athol, MA.
Rural Glenn Cemetery
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Penrose N. Leadbetter, 91, of Athol, formerly of Hubbardston, died peacefully Tuesday September, 24, 2013 at the home of his son, after an illness.

Penrose was born in Pepperell, MA May 11, 1922, son of the late Joseph and Ethel (Nutting) Leadbetter, and lived in Hubbardston almost his entire life. His beloved wife of 61 years Alfreda (Cabral) Leadbetter died in 2003.

Penrose will be remembered as a hard working man. He spent 30 years working for Sunny Side Ford as an auto mechanic. He enjoyed working hard on a neighboring farm. In his spare time, Penrose enjoyed fishing and woodworking.

Penrose will be sadly missed by his son Brian J. Leadbetter and his wife Terri of Athol, his daughter; Edith A. Silva and her husband Kevin of Orange, 11 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Penrose was predeceased by his son Penrose N. Leadbetter, Jr., one brother, and seven sisters.

Relatives and friends are planning to honor and celebrate Penrose's life by gathering for a committal service in Rural Glenn Cemetery, Hubbardston, on Friday October 4, 2013 beginning at 10AM. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations in Penrose's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA, 01701.

To sign the online guestbook for Penrose, please visit our website at The Lamoureux Fletcher and Smith Funeral Home, 105 Central St., Gardner, is honored to be assisting the family with the arrangements.

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