July 23, 1940 - July 26, 2019
Leonard J. “Lenny” Poole, 79, of Andover, MA, formerly of Lawrence, MA, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading, MA, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lawrence on July 23, 1940 to the late Harry and Arleen (Deady) Poole. Early in his career he worked for Oxford Paper, and he retired from his career as a firefighter for the Andover Fire Department after 20 years of dedicated service. Lenny started and was a member of the Lions Breakfast Club in Andover, MA. He was also a licensed real estate broker in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Lenny was a certified scuba diver and did most of his lessons and diving at Nubble Light in York Beach, Maine. He was an avid chess and backgammon player who was impossible to beat. Lenny and Mary loved to travel. They traveled all over Europe, and they enjoyed many family vacations at the beach. Lenny’s family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Serge Korjain, his cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess, and to the Hospice House for their kind compassion and care. Lenny’s family members include his beloved wife of 51 years Mary E. (Hewett) Poole of Andover, MA and his faithful companion, Max. He was a devoted father to Debra Guilmet and her husband Glen of Londonderry, NH Sharon Little-Pekarski and her husband Dale of Londonderry, NH Audrey Moreland and her husband Steve of Andover, MA And Leonard Poole, Jr. and his wife Lisa of Manchester, NH Cherished grandfather to Vanessa, Nicole, Don, Michael, Michelle, Stephen, Tyler, Kenny, Gianna and John, and cherished great grandfather to Taylor, Olivia, Victoria, Sawyer, Kailynn Rose, and Baby Estrada. Lenny was also uncle to several adored nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his twin brother Lawrence, and his brothers Harry, Clifford, Howard. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, MA. His funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in Saint Michaels Church in North Andover, MA. Burial will follow in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in North Andover, MA. For online condolences and other information please visit us at www.breenfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, an entity of Lahey Hospital, at the following address: Gift Processing Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805.
Leonard J. “Lenny” Poole, 79, of Andover, MA, formerly of Lawrence, MA, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading, MA, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lawrence... View Obituary & Service Information
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