Laura Leach, 86, of Waterbury, died Dec. 27 in Waterbury.

She was born Oct. 1, 1926, in Sherman, daughter of the late Maltby and Hattie (Parker) Leach.

Mrs. Leach is survived by a son, two daughters, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Her ashes will be laid to rest in Coburn Cemetery in Sherman at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army by visiting

Cornell Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.