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Leonard K. Rutledge

December 7, 1936 ~ October 26, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Leonard Rutledge Obituary

RUTLEDGE, Leonard K., Sr. of East Boston, entered into eternal rest in the Brigham & Women's Hospital, Tuesday, October 24, 2023.  He was 86 years old.  Born in Boston, Lenny was a graduate of Don Bosco Technical High School  and worked for many years as a commercial printer.  He served proudly in the U.S. Marine Corps and was honorably discharged. 

Devoted son of the late Arthur Rutledge and Nora Connolly; beloved husband of Joan Y. (Doucette) Rutledge for over 67 years; dear and devoted father of Doreen Constantine and her husband, John of Haverhill, Leonard K. Rutledge, Jr. of Southern NH and Holly Gandolfo and her husband, James of Charlestown; dear brother of Ann Nazzaro of Malden and predeceased by 7 siblings;  loving grandfather of Nicole Neveu and her husband, Raymond, Alexandra Gandolfo and her husband, Adolfo Feuchter, Jamie Constantine and her partner, Ashley Paris, Shannon Zimmerman and her husband, Bobby, and Samantha Gandolfo; and loving great-grandfather of Oliver Neveu, Olivia Zimmerman and Orion Neveu.  He is also survived by his dearest friends, Kevin and Lynn Leonard.

Family and friends will honor Lenny's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., EAST BOSTON, on Sunday, October 29th from 4-7 p.m.  and again on Monday at 8:45 a.m.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley St., East Boston at 10 a.m. His services will conclude with Military Honors presented by the U.S. Marine Corps at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Contributions in Leonard's memory to the American Heart Association, 93 Worcester St., Wellesley, MA 02481 would be sincerely appreciated.

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October 29, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Service
October 30, 2023

8:45 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
October 30, 2023

10:00 AM
Saint Joseph - Saint Lazarus Church

October 30, 2023

11:30 AM
Woodlawn Cemetery
302 Elm St.
Everett, MA 02149


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