Obituary: Lea M. (Tetreault) Galeckas, 93

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HOLDEN, Mass. – Lea M. (Tetreault) Galeckas, 93, of Colony Homes of Holden, died peacefully on Monday, September 24, 2012, under the loving care of
her family and the staff at The Meadows in Leicester.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, John S. Galeckas; a son, Stephen A. Galeckas and his wife Donna of Oxford; a daughter, Elaine J. Songy and her husband Alfred of Spencer; a brother, Eugene Tetreault and his wife Pearl of Holden; two sisters, Cecile Hewitt and her husband Ronald of Sturbridge and Alice L’Heureux of Lancaster, California; four
grandchildren, Sherril, Andrew, John, and Jeremy; four great grandchildren, Anthony, Katelyn, Aiden, and Josephine; nephews and nieces. Four sisters, Florina Thomas, Theresa Mayfield, Lucille Reynolds, and Irene Lorenzet predeceased her.

Born in Bakersfield, Vermont, Lea was the daughter of Wilfred and Laura (Brouillette) Tetreault and lived many years in Worcester before moving to Holden in 1993.

Lea was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Holden and enjoyed traveling
cross country and knitting.

A private funeral service honoring Lea’s life was held in the Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden.

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