Winter Haven, FL — Barbara A. “Ma Ma” (Leveille) Kelleher, 87, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Merrimac, Mass, from 1980 to 1986, and a longtime resident of Haverhill, Mass., for 40 years, died on February 6, 2014, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Born in Haverhill on February 19, 1926, she was raised and educated in Haverhill. As a young woman, Mrs. Kelleher worked in the local shoe industry. She also worked as a home health aide for many years. An accomplished artist, she enjoyed quilting.
Wife of the late Eugene Kelleher, she is survived by a son, Dennis Kelleher of Eagle Lake, Fla.; a daughter, Sandra Jenkins of Haverhill; a sister, Josephine Fassio of Haverhill; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her beloved friend, Barbara Beaulieu of Winter Haven; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Saturday, June 7, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill. A graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at Locust Grove Cemetery, Merrimac, Mass.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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