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December 12, 2012

Leo A. Murabito, 83

Lawrence — Leo “Freddie” A. Murabito, 83, of Lawrence, passed away on December 11, 2012 at the Radius Rehab in Danvers, MA.

Freddie was born, raised and educated in Lawrence. He worked for many years as a supervisor of sandblasting at the H.E. Fletcher Co. in Westford. Freddie carved many soldiers names into many memorials including the World War II Memorial in Battery Park and the Vietnam Memorial and Roosevelt Monument in Washington D.C. He was an active member of St. Basils Cursillo Community and the Community of God’s Light.

Freddie leaves his loving wife, Ruth (Herbert) Murabito of Lawrence; his two daughters, Barbara Francis of Lawrence and Mary Ann Mutter of Lawrence, two grandchildren, Joseph Murabito and Dana Francis; a great-grandson, Brendan Hughes and a brother, Franklin Murabito and his wife, Irene of Montana. He is predeceased by two sons, Fredrick "Ricky" and John Murabito; brothers, Daniel and Ned Murabito and a son-in-law, Carl William Mutter.

ARRANGEMENTS: Friends are invited to call from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 13 at the Arthur J. Scott Funeral Home, 298 S. Broadway, Lawrence. A funeral mass will be held at 12 p.m. on Friday at St. Michael’s Church, North Andover. Cremation is to follow. To make an online condolence, please visit www.dewhirstfuneral.com or www.facebook.com/dewhirstfuneral.