Dorothy Leo, 86, was a Yankees fan
Dorothy (McLaughlin) Leo, 86, of Washington, died June 28 surrounded by her family. She was the widow of William Leo.
Mrs. Leo was born Sept. 13, 1924, daughter of the late Edward Manning and Estelle (Young) McLaughlin, of Scarsdale, N.Y.
After graduating from Colby Junior College in New Hampshire, she married Captain William D. Leo, of the United States Marine Corps, of Bronxville, N.Y.
In her lifetime, she traveled extensively. She was an enthusiastic horsewoman, dog fancier and lifetime fan of the Yankees.
Mrs. Leo looked forward to completing the weekly New York Times crossword puzzle in pen.
Mrs. Leo is survived by five children, William Leo Jr., and his wife, Patti, of Kent, Deborah Bennett, and her husband, Bruce, of Cornwall, Karen Setaro, and her husband, Jim, of New Milford, Kathy Mankin, and her husband, Jay Poitras, of Millertown, N.Y., and Timothy Leo, and his wife, Cathy, of Bethel; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Michael.
Graveside services will be held today (Friday) at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Cemetery in Danbury.
The Brookfield Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Little Guild of St. Francis, 285 Sharon Goshen Turnpike, W. Cornwall, CT 06796.