The Beacon-Villager Concord, MA
Tuesday, May 5th, 2009
LINCOLN — Mary E. (Wilson) Leger, 88, died Thursday April 30, 2009, at her home in Lincoln.
She was the beloved wife of Norman H. Leger for 60 years.
She was born in Charlestown on Sept. 23, 1920, a daughter of the late Robert and Ellen (Grant) Wilson. Mrs. Leger attended Charlestown Public Schools and was a graduate of Girls High School in Boston. She was awarded the title Miss Charlestown in 1940.
Mrs. Leger formerly worked in the cosmetics department at Jordan Marsh in Boston and in the 1970s as a bus monitor for the Lincoln Public schools and in the cafeteria of the Concord Public Schools from the late 1970s into the early 1980s.
A previous resident of Cambridge, she moved to Lincoln in 1955 and was an avid bowler and roller skater.
More recently she served as a volunteer with the Lincoln Council on Aging.
She was the mother of Linda Leger of Lincoln, Robert J. Leger of Bonita Springs, Fla., Carol Kelly and her husband, Stephen, of Belmont, Norman E. Leger of Maynard, Stephen Leger of Walpole, David Leger and his wife, Gina, of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Elizabeth McCarron of South Boston, Margaret Martine and Dorothy Wilson, both of Falmouth; three sisters-in-law, Ann Wilson of Foxboro, Jean Wilson of Beachmont and Terry Wilson of Falmouth; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also the mother of the late Alan P. Leger, and the sister of the late Robert, Thomas, and Frank Wilson.
A funeral was held May 5, from the Dee Funeral Home in Concord, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, Lincoln. Burial was in the family burial plot in Lincoln Cemetery.
For those who wish, contributions in Mrs. Leger’s memory may be made to Friends of the Lincoln Council on Aging, P.O. Box 143, Lincoln, MA 01773.
Arrangements were under the care of the Dee Funeral Home of Concord. For online guestbook visit www.deefuneralhome.com.