Donald Paul Leonard, Jr., age 58, passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020 in the Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Born in Norwood, Massachusetts on October 2, 1961, he was the son of the late Donald and Gertrude (Chambers) Leonard. He was raised in Sharon, Massachusetts, where he graduated from Sharon High School with the Class of 1980.
Following his graduation, Donny took a position with Longview Farm in Walpole, working as a house counselor, helping young members of the community. He later took a custodial position with Sharon High School, becoming the head custodian, serving the school for many years.
Donny married his beloved wife, Jennifer Keating, on October 2, 2005 in the Central Congregational Church in Fall River. Donny and Jen made their home together in Sharon, Massachusetts, where they welcomed their daughter, Delaney. More recently, Donny moved his family to Quincy, Massachusetts, where he worked as the building manager of his complex.
When Donny wasn't hard at work, he enjoyed spending time with his friends or getting in a round of golf. However, more than anything, Donny loved being at home with his family.
Beloved husband of Jennifer Keating-Leonard.
Loving father of David Keating of Sharon and Delaney Leonard of Quincy.
Devoted brother of Paula Fitzpatrick of Dedham, Patricia MacDougall of Sharon, Pamela Pierce of Attleboro, William Leonard of Attleboro, and Scott Leonard of Franklin.
Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather for Donny's Life Celebration on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common Street, Walpole. Donny's funeral service and interment will be private at the request of his family.
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