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Jeanette B. Leroux, 80

Northborough – Jeanette B. (Akroyd) Leroux died at Coleman House in Northborough after a long illness. Her husband, Edward Leroux, died in 1956.

She leaves behind a daughter, Catherine J. (LeRoux) Staniunas and her husband Daniel of Northborough; a son, William J. Leroux of Manchester, Conn.; and three grandchildren, Jennifer L. Leroux of Cliffside Park, NJ, Molly and Liam Leroux of Manchester, Conn.

Born Jan. 31, 1932 in Springfield, she lived in Northborough for 55 years. She lived with her daughter and son-in-law for the last 14 years.

She worked in housekeeping at Marlborough Hospital and was a stitcher at various companies in Marlborough.

For 30 years, Jeanette’s passion was helping her daughter at home day care, reading books, and creating art with the students. She was a member of St. Bernadette Church and a member of ASPCA for animals. She participated in many campaigns to advocate against animal cruelty.

Jeanette was also gifted in song and knew all the WWII songs by heart.

The Leroux family extends special thanks to the staff at Coleman House for their loving care for Jeanette.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday, October 30, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Jeanette’s funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. in St. Bernadette Church, 266 Main St., Northborough. Burial will be in Howard Street Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ASPCA at www.aspca.org.

For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.

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