Leo P. Jolly Jr.

Leo P. Jolly Jr., 81, of East Falmouth died on April 30 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton.

Born in Worcester, he was the son of Leo P. and Nora (Lescault) Jolly.

He lived and worked in Barre from 1955 to 1985 before moving to East Falmouth, where he worked and enjoyed retirement.

Mr. Jolly worked as a plumber his entire adult life, either in the trade or teaching at Monty Tech in Fitchburg, then Upper Cape Cod Regional Vocational-Technical School in Bourne, retiring in 1990. He worked as the plumbing and gas inspector in both Barre and Mashpee.

A US Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was an active member of American Legion Post 2 in Barre.

Mr. Jolly loved the Red Sox and rarely missed a game on TV. He also enjoyed playing and watching golf.


He leaves his wife, Angelina (Maio) Jolly; two sons, Leo P. Jolly III and his wife, Kimberly Mason, of Pinehurst, North Carolina, and Philip Jolly and his wife, Cristina Jolly, of Oxford; a daughter, Nora Palmieri and her husband, Paul Palmieri, of Alpharetta, Georgia; seven grandchildren; his sisters, Joan Riel of Monson and Rita Granquist of Shrewsbury; and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Jolly was predeceased by a brother, Robert Jolly.

A funeral Mass was said on Monday, May 5, at 10:30 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, South Barre.

Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton.


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