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Stephen Leanna

December 9, 1962 — February 16, 2019

Oxford

OXFORD – Stephen D. Leanna, 56, of Allen Avenue, died Saturday, February 16, 2019, at UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus in Worcester. He was born in Worcester, son of the late Edward L. and Annalee R. (Andrews) Leanna, and was a lifelong resident of Oxford. He graduated from Oxford High School in 1981 and proudly served in the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. Leanna was a police officer on the Oxford Police Department starting as a part-time officer in June of 1987 and then served fulltime for 18 years, retiring in 2015. Previously he worked as a police officer at Assumption College in Worcester. He was a gun advocate, a member of the N.R.A., and a firearms instructor for many years. Stephen loved being outdoors and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He leaves behind several good friends including John and Diane Kimball of Connecticut, Randy Watkins of California, and Ricci Hall of Massachusetts.

Calling hours will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday February 21, 2019, with a funeral service immediately following at 11 a.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. Burial with military honors will follow at North Cemetery in Oxford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Veterans Inc., 69 Grove St., Worcester, MA 01605.


Calling Hours

Paradis-Givner Funeral Home
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  • 357 Main Street
    Oxford, MA 01540

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Paradis-Givner Funeral Home
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  • 357 Main Street
    Oxford, MA 01540

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North Cemetery
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