Anne Carens Leahy

  • Died: November 22, 2017
  • Location: Newton, Massachusetts

Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home

465 Centre St
Newton, MA 02458

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Tel. (617) 244-2034

Tribute & Message From The Family


Anne Carens Leahy, of Natick and formerly of Newton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on November 22, 2017 following a brief illness.
Anne was the beloved wife of the late Judge Vincent F. Leahy and the mother of Richard Leahy (Shelley) of West Roxbury, MA, Carolyn DiSchino (Robert) of Kittery Point, ME and Jennifer Kim (Ronald) of Queensbury and Saratoga Springs, NY, Tita (Tim) Kish of Wellesley, MA and the late Jeff Leahy and Stephen Leahy. She was also the devoted grandmother to Kristina Leahy, Dianna (Sam) Kobayashi, Peter (Mervina) Leahy, Adam DiSchino, Alyson (Ben) Herk, Liz (Matt) Landry, Harrison Kim, Rebecca Kim, Stephen Kim, Liana (Mike Russell) Kish and Stephen Kish and was lucky enough to know 10 Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She will be remembered for her love of family and friends, her infectious smile, optimistic outlook and taste for adventure.
Anne was a longtime member of the Windsor Club, Longwood Covered Courts and the Longwood Cricket Club. She enjoyed lively tennis games into her late 80's and visits to the porch after her playing years were over.
Her funeral will be from the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 465 Centre St Newton Corner on Tues Nov 28 at 9:30 AM followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady Help of Christians Church at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale.
Donations may be made in Anne's memory to tenacity.org, an organization that brings together tennis and academic mentorship for inner city youth.
The family would like to thank her team of caregivers who gave her such extraordinary care over the last three years. Her life was so much richer as a result of your friendship and support.