1923 - 2021
VisitationApril 8, 2021
Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., No. Chelmsford, MA. 01863
FuneralApril 9, 2021
St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford
Margaret “Peg” Katherine (Hogan) Leedberg, 97, of Westford, died Friday night, April 2nd, at her home after a brief illness. She was married to the late Waldo S. Leedberg who passed away on March 5, 2005.
She was born on November 9, 1923, and raised in Lowell, the daughter of the late William and Helen (D’Avignon) Hogan. She resided in Westford for 77 years.
She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford and St. Catherine of Alexandria Church in Westford. She was a longtime member of the Cameron Senior Center.
Over the years, she had worked at Abbott Worsted Mill in Forge Village, T.I.C. in Acton, Raytheon Corp. in S. Lowell and Andover, and retired from Murray Printing in Westford in 1984.
Before Macular Degeneration caused vision loss, she enjoyed knitting and crocheting for her family. After their retirement, she and Waldo travelled to Atlantic City, Florida, and Hawaii for vacations, and drove to Minnesota and Wisconsin to visit family. She enjoyed researching her family history and was one of the first members of the Greater Lowell Genealogy Club. She loved being surrounded by her family on holidays.
She is survived by her seven children, Waldo “Buddy” Leedberg of North Chelmsford, Judith Clermont and her longtime partner John Boyan of Charleston, SC, JoAnne and her husband Leon Morris of North Dartmouth, MA, Margaret “Peggy” Leedberg, of Peterborough, NH, James and his wife Michelle (Lefebre) Leedberg of Chelmsford, MA, Thomas Leedberg and his wife Gail Clark of Clayton, NC, and Diane and her husband Daniel Laferriere of Tyngsboro, MA.
Her eleven grandchildren, Paul and his wife Roxanne (Waites) Clermont, Ronald and his wife Jonna (Callery) Clermont, Michelle (Clermont) and her husband Paul Bojarsky, Lisa (Leedberg) (Lessard) and her husband Dean Swanson, Jon and his wife Shera (Michael) Camuso, Greta Camuso, Stephanie (King) and her husband Pete Vanasse, Starkia Clark, Aaron Leedberg, Alisen and Kristen Laferriere.
Her twenty great-grandchildren, Steven Lessard, Dawn (Lessard) and her husband Chris Sanders, Chelsea and her fiancé Matthew Jones, Dylan Bojarksy, Cameron and Connor Clermont, Alyssa, Julie, Abigail, Joseph, Andrew, Joshua, April, Justus, and Alex Camuso, Sky Stoy, C. Allen Wolfe, Matthew Swanson, Sydney Vanasse, and Aria Mortenson.
Her one Great-Great Grandson, Rory Stoy Hayward.
Her Sister-in-Law, Greta (Leedberg) Daniels, her great niece Gloria (Boutillier) Darby, her Goddaughter Jean (Morse) Gendron, her nieces Mary (Hogan) Saab, Nancy Hogan and many close nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late William C. Hogan, Frances D. Hogan, and Joseph Hogan and mother-in-law of the late Charlotte (Merrill) Leedberg and grandmother of the late Wayne Leedberg.
Thank you to the caregivers from Right at Home and Beacon Hospice.
Visiting Hours will be Thursday April 8th from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford with a funeral mass on Friday April 9th at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial donations to a charity of their choice in Margaret’s memory. St. John’s offers a livestream of the Funeral Mass via https://chelmsfordcatholic.org/watch-via-livestream. Online guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041