Edward T. Leavy, Sr., 82, of St. Marys passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health System, Camden.
Born August 13, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Edward and Margaret Leavy. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Kathleen C. Leavy, and son, Edward T. Leavy, Jr.
Mr. Leavy had been a resident of Camden County for the past 5 years. He was a 3rd degree Knight with the Knight’s of Columbus and member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mr. Leavy retired from Burroughs Corporation; was past president of Palm Lakes Cooperative in West Palm Beach, FL; Lecturer at St. Marys Catholic Church for many years and past member of the Booster Club at Mater Dei High School in New Monmouth, NJ and member of the Elks in Middletown, NJ.
A Mass will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:00 am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in St. Marys with Father Mariusz presiding. Burial to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel with the rosary being recited at 4:30 pm for anyone wishing to attend.
Pallbearers: Sean Leavy, Curtis Nile, Daniel Shusko, Sr., Daniel Shusko, Jr., Joseph Shusko, and Matthew Shusko.
Survivors include his daughters, Pat Leavy, Eileen Rufo (Michael), Kathleen Nile (Curtis), Norah Shusko (Daniel, Sr.), and his son Sean Leavy; daughter in law, Patti Leavy; sister, Pat Bianco; brother John Leavy; 16 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
The family requests Memorial Contributions in memory of Edward T. Leavy, Sr., be made to the Knights of Columbus Ed Leavy Sr., scholarship fund. Checks can be made payable to: K of C Council 11058 and mailed to Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of the Sea, 106 E. Dillingham St., St. Marys, GA 31558.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.