Ellen "Nellie" Leonard
1939 - 2022
Ellen "Nellie" Leonard
Visitation Information
May 25 & 26, 2022
Visitation Time
Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm; and Thursday - 2pm to 9pm
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, May 27, 2022
Service Time
Service Location
Sacred Heart Church, Placentia
Burial Information
Burial Location
Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia
Requested Charity
Petite Forte Restoration Committee
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October 29, 1939 - May 24, 2022

Passed peacefully away at home surrounded by her loving family, on May 24, 2022 at the age 82.

Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Mary Hann, brothers Raymond and Patrick, first husband, James A. Flynn Sr., son, James A. Flynn Jr., son-in-law, Robbie Collins.

Mourning her loss while celebrating her life is her husband and best friend of 50 years, Joe Leonard, her loving children Tony (Denise), Kathleen (Laurie), Mary, Paddy, Jenny (Duane), Helen (Ray), and Gerald (Kim).  Left with cherished memories are her 11 grandchildren, Laurie Shannon, Christopher, Genny & Matthew, Joseph, Jessie & Jimmy, Riley, Mackenzie & John, and Cole and her 7 great grandchildren. 

Also mourning her loss are her sisters Mary & Cathy, her sisters-in-law, Theresa, Anita, Donna, Mary, Isabel and brother-in-law, Leo and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  

Special thanks to Dr. Rob Power, Jane Marshall and Shellie Brewer for all of their kindness and care.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Maher's Funeral Home, Placentia.  Visitation to take place on Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm, Thursday 2pm to 9pm, Mass of Christian Burial to take place 10:30 am on Friday, May 27 at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia.

Flowers are gratefully accepted or a donation can be made in her memory to the Petite Forte Restoration Committee (paulamary2000@yahoo.com / yvonnehickey@outlook.com).

Ellen "Nellie" Leonard