Leo L.'s Story
Leo L. Trudel, 65, of Derry, N.H., passed away suddenly on Tuesday July 18, 2017 at his home.
He was born in Lowell, on March 23, 1952, a son of Irene (Benedetto) Lucy and the late Armand Trudel. Leo was raised in Lowell before enlisting in the U.S. Marines where he proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. He was an active member of the American Legion Lester Chase Post #9 in Derry, and served as part of the Honor Guard. Leo enjoyed playing pool.
In addition to his mother of Florida; he is survived by his two children, Laurie Frechette and husband, Daniel, and Shawn Trudel and his fiancee, Kerri Ann Griffin, all of Nashua, N.H.; four grandchildren, Desiree and DJ Frechette, and Alexis and Shawn Trudel, Jr.; his twin brother, Mike Trudel and wife, Nancy of Fla.; his brother-in-law, Norman Deslauriers of Floruda; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Paul Trudel, and sister, Marylou Deslauriers.
Calling hours were held on Sunday, July 23rd, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry. Funeral services were held on Monday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. The burial was in the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen at 12 p.m. Following the burial, everyone attended a gathering at the VFW, Railroad Ave., Derry. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Lester Chase Post #9, P.O. Box 357, E. Derry, NH 03041. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  July 27, 2017