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Leo J. Archambault

March 26, 1933 - December 27, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date January 3, 2018

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Leo J. Archambault, 84, of Vero Beach, Florida formerly of Waterford and Norwich, CT passed away at his home surrounded by his family on December 27, 2017.

He was born to the late Armand and Blanche (Lefebvre) Archambault in Springfield, MA on March 26, 1933. He was a graduate of Assumption Preparatory High School in Worcester, MA Class of 1953. He graduated from American International College with a BS in Business. He was a Korean War Veteran. He married the love of his life, Mary P.T. Girouard on June 8, 1957 at St. Aloysius Church in Leicester, MA. Last July they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family.

Leo moved to New London, CT in 1959 and was a co-owner of Atlas Wrecking. He became a real estate developer and started ABC Realty Company, building many homes and apartments in Southeastern CT. He actively led Boy Scout Troop 36 in Waterford for several years and coached Waterford Minor League baseball. He was an active parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in New London and was a former Board Member for Farmer’s and Mechanics Savings Bank. In 1989, he moved to Norwich and owned and operated Main Street Car Wash until retiring to Vero Beach, Florida in 2000.

Leo is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 60 years, Mary and their six children: Ronald and wife Eileen (Hall), Robert, Richard, Ann Knowles and husband Patrick, Roy and wife Julie (Bruno), Amy Narducci and husband Jon; 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings; Doris Maule, Julie Filiault, Claire Newsome, Rita Owen, and Lucy Dauplaise. He was predeceased by a brother René. He also leaves behind a brotherhood of former Assumption classmates.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, January 3rd from 5:30-8 p.m. at Impelliterri-Malia Funeral Home 84 Montauk Avenue, New London. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday January 4th at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, 213 Broadway, Norwich. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery for the immediate family at their convenience.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc/donate


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