Edna Harriett (Hicks) Leo, 71, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, Dec. 11. She was the wife of the late Anthony Leo.
She was born in Haverhill,June 11, 1945, daughter of the late Forrest E. Jr. and Edna H. (O’Leary) Hicks. A lifelong resident of Haverhill, Leo was a graduate of Haverhill High School, class of 1963. She worked for several years as a resident supervisor for Edgewood Retirement Community and volunteered for Red Cross. She also participated with the Operation Christmas program and was a foster parent. She loved animals, bingo, skipo, and arts and crafts.
Leo is survived by three sons, Curt Leo of New Hampshire, Richard Leo of Haverhill and John McManus and his wife Cathleen of Amesbury; seven grandchildren, Brittny McIntire and her husband Clifton of Haverhill, Anthony, Michael, Samuel, Ryan and Kyle Leo, all of New Hampshire; a great grandchild; brother Forrest Hicks III; goddaughter Heidi; and several nieces, nephews and many dear friends including those at Phoenix Row in Haverhill.
A memorial mass takes place Monday, Dec. 19, 11 a.m., from Saint John the Baptist Church, 110 Lincoln Ave. Haverhill, MA. Burial takes place at Greenwood Cemetery in Haverhill. Arrangements are under the direction of Linnehan-Grondin Funeral Home, Haverhill.