Leon Santerre

Obituary of Leon Santerre

Leon L. Santerre, 90 of N. Grosvenordale, CT, died Saturday August 5, 2017 at Davis Place in Danielson. He was the husband of Theresa (Auger) Santerre, they were married April 14, 1951, she died December 19, 1997. He was born in N. Grosvenordale, March 14, 1927, son of Eugene and Alberta (Grenier) Santerre. Leon worked as a carpenter his entire working career. He was a veteran of WWII serving with the United States Navy aboard the USS Olmstead. He was a loving husband and a caring father, grandfather and great grandfather. He had a great love of Polka Music and enjoyed listening with his family on Sundays.

Leon is survived by three sons, Michael, Paul and Robert Santerre, a daughter Denise Recko, his brother Maurice Santerre of Thompson and his sister Irene Harvanek of Webster, seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Calling Hours will be Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218, Providence Street, Putnam. Burial with Military Honors in St. Mary Cemetery, Putnam. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society. Share a memory www.smithandwalkerfh.com