…retired from Raytheon; 93
TEWKSBURY – Mrs. Leta Mae “Lee” (Wood) Haddock, age 93, died peacefully at her home on Saturday evening, January 11, in the loving care of her family and Hospice. She was the devoted wife for fifty-seven years of Harry Burton Haddock, who died in 2005.
She was born in Boston on October 9, 1926, one of four children of the late George and Leta (Rice) Wood, and raised in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of the city. After marrying Harry they moved to Brighton, and finally to Tewksbury in 1954. She worked and retired after twenty plus years from Raytheon’s Plant in Andover as the Chief Switchboard Operator.
She was an active member of the Tewksbury Congregational Church, and was recently awarded a sixty year membership award by the church. She was a member of the Ladies Aid Guild of the church, and also sang in the church choir.
She and her late husband were the proud owner of the Bristol Sailing Yacht “Silverfish,” based at Palmer’s Cove in Salem, MA, and frequently cruised “Down East” Maine, as well as charters in the Caribbean. In her later years, she and Harry enjoyed golf outings while wintering in Myrtle Beach, SC, and Fort Walton Beach in FL.
She leaves three children, Linda L. Lecuyer of Tewksbury, James B. Haddock and his wife Gail M. (Labonte) of Tewksbury, and William E. Haddock of Raymond, ME; a sister, Elizabeth “Beth” Keenan of CA; six grandchildren, Erik Lecuyer of Lowell, Nicole Barrasso and her husband Robert of Tewksbury, Stephen J. Haddock and Melissa G. Haddock both of Tewksbury, Riley Haddock and Craig Haddock, both of ME; five great grandchildren, Cody, Rhiannon, Benjamin, Sophia, and Brady; many nieces and nephews; and was predeceased by her son-in-law, David A. Lecuyer; sister, Elsie “Ellie” Murray; and brother, Robert Dubois.
Visiting hours Thursday morning, January 16, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte. 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, Ph. (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950. Funeral Services Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. in the Tewksbury Congregational Church, corner of East and Main Sts. (Rte. 38) Tewksbury Center. Burial to follow in Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or www.parkinson.org are encouraged. visit: tewksburyfuneralhome.com