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Leslie R. Linnehan

Leslie R. Linnehan 1925 - 2010 SOUTH HADLEY - Leslie R. Linnehan, 85, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. Born in Agawam on May 31, 1925, he was the son of the late Peter and Rose (Eisner) Linnehan. Leslie lived in South Hadley for the past 60 years and worked in Route Sales for the H. P. Hood & Sons in Agawam.

Leslie was an Army Veteran of WW II, and served as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division in Normandy and in Central Europe.

He is survived by his wife, Theresa (Gaudrault) Linnehan, a son, Mark Linnehan and his wife Pam of South Hadley, a daughter, Cynthia Linnehan of Framingham, a sister, Lillian Gottsche of New York, as well as his four grandchildren, Heather, David, Lisa and Aaron and three great-grandchildren, Kyla, Jaden and Alex.

Funeral Services for Leslie will be held privately by his family.

Published in The Republican on November 17, 2010

(courtesy of Dave McCaffrey)

Columbarium marker for Leslie R. Linnehan in Section WD, Row B, Site 5 of the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Agawam (Hampden county), Massachusetts.


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