Funeral services for 87 year old Leon Cantwell, 181 Buffham Road, Madrid, will be held Wednesday at 12 noon at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood with President Benjamin Pykles of the Church of Latter Day Saints presiding. Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery, Norwood. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Mr. Cantwell passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2010.
Leon was survived by a son, Leon Jr. and his wife Yevonne, Norwood; his daughters, Mrs. Ron Jeanie McLean, North Stockholm, Mrs. Joe Tina LaBarge, Madrid, Cynthia Cantwell, Potsdam, Brenda Cantwell, Austin, TX, and Mrs. John Shirley Shelmidine, Louisville, KY; and ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was pre-deceased by a sister, Pearl LaPage.
Born in Moira on April 17, 1923 he was the son of the late Fred and Orila Martin Cantwell. He married Elizabeth Michaud. She passed away on January 7, 2001. He worked as a truck driver for the St. Lawrence Seaway in his earlier years. Leon served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.buckfuneralhome.com . The Buck Funeral Home in Norwood is serving the family of Leon Cantwell.