Robert A.'s Story
Robert A. Leach, Jr., age 63, of Seabrook, N.H., passed away peacefully with his wife by his side after a lengthy illness.
Bob was born in Framingham, Mass., to Robert A. and Josephine “Dolly” (Traniello) Leach.
Bob graduated in 1971 from Peabody High School and started his career at Precision Plastics. He then went to work at Liberty Mutual, where he retired after 30 years.
Bob is survived by his wife of 22 years, Jane and her children, Janine Raby and her partner, Jeff Wilson, Jessica Pacheco and her husband, Jim O’Donnell, Jennifer Close and her husband, Tokala and Jamey D’Amato; his sister, Suzanne Bacigalupo and her husband, Joe; niece, Jacqueline Menjivar and her husband, Jorge. He was the great-uncle to Antonio Cavagnaro and Elizabeth and Miranda Menjivar; grandfather to Nicholas and Samuel Raby, Jared Raby and his wife, Anne Mooney, Morgan Close and Madeline O’Donnell. She is also survived by special friend and caregiver, Cheryl Gale.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 23, at St. John the Baptist Church in Peabody from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with a funeral Mass to follow at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob’s name to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 9 Sparhawk St., Amesbury, MA 01913 or Paralyzed Veterans of America at pva.org.
Published on  January 20, 2017