Leo A. Hamelin Jr., 78, a 32-year former educator at Saint John’s High School


Leo A. Hamelin Jr.Lebanon, KY – Leo Arthur Hamelin, Jr., age 78 of Lebanon, KY passed away Thursday, March 30, 2023 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He was born March 31, 1944 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

He was a retired Educator. He taught at Saint John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts for 32 years and later at Saint Catharine College in Springfield, KY.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Paula Turpack Hamelin; his parents, Leo Arthur Hamelin, Sr. and Mabel Menard Hamelin.

Survivors include four daughters, Shelly Heldenbergh (Denis) of Northbridge, MA; Wendy Hamelin of Douglas, MA; Nicole Griffith (Philip) of Ware, Massachusetts and Lauren Hamelin of Lebanon; one son, Jesse Lee Hamelin of Lebanon; six grandchildren.

Leo Arthur Hamelin, Jr. was buried Wednesday, April 5, 2023 in Saint Joseph Cemetery in Marion County. In keeping with his wishes, no services were held.

Memorials may go to the Marion County Humane Society, 1105 Highway 208, Lebanon, KY 40033.

Mattingly Funeral Home of Loretto, KY was entrusted with arrangements.

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