Grace "Theresa" (Jenks) Leone of Medford died on Sunday, November 17, at Winchester Hospital. Raised and educated in Charlestown, she was the daughter of the late Leo M. and Grace A. (Deering) Jenks. Theresa loved traveling to Las Vegas and Foxwoods. She was also an avid reader, enjoyed ceramics and loved music.
Theresa was the beloved wife of the late Michael Leone, and the devoted mother of Michael Leone and his wife Maureen of Wakefield, Francis Leone and his wife Jean of Marshfield, Diane Rivers and her husband Michael of Gonzalez, Louisiana, John Leone and his wife Janelle of Saugus, Paul Leone and his loving companion Janet Leona of Medford, and Nancy Gilbride and her husband Robert of East Boston. She was the loving grandmother of Andrew, Kyle, Nicholas, Colleen, Katherine, Michael, John, Melissa, Paul, Christopher, Serena and Robert, and the loving great grandmother of Henry and Cecelia. Theresa was the dear sister of John Jenks and his late wife Teri, James Jenks and his wife Marlene, Mary Scali and her late husband Frank, the late Katherine DeAnglis and her surviving husband Joseph, and the late Joseph Jenks and his surviving wife Roberta. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford on Thursday, November 21 at 9 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Clement Church, 71 Warner St., Medford, at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday, November 20, from 4 through 8PM. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.