Marion DeCosta Leiter

Marion DeCosta Leiter, 96, of County Street passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the home of his daughter.  He was the husband of the late Anna Virginia (Cabral) Leiter. Born in Seekonk on June 23, 1918, he was a son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Horta) Leiter.  Mr. Leiter worked on his father’s farm in Seekonk, the Wholesale Market in Providence and the Almacs warehouse, which he retired from in 1981. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. He leaves one daughter, Margaret McGowan of Seekonk, four grandchildren, Katherine H. McGowan, Kenneth J. McGowan, Christina D. Alvernas and Adam M. D’Amico and two sons-in-law, Joseph McGowan and Steven D’Amico. He was the father of the late Ann Marie D’Amico and brother of the late Mary Mello, Margaret Tavares, Angelina Rebello, Emily Gouveia, Frank Laiter, Manuel Leiter, Joseph Leitao, Anthony Leiter and Augustine Leiter. His funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Monday 5-8.


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