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Obituary for John F. LeFort

January 29, 2019
Lynnfield, Massachusetts


John F. LeFort, age 96, of Lynnfield, died peacefully, January 29, at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, surrounded by his family.

Born in Nova Scotia, John came to America as an infant with his family, settling in North Cambridge, the son of the late Dennis and Mary (Chiasson) LeFort.

He proudly served as a Sergeant in the United States Army during World War II. He worked for many years for Finest, National and Monarch Foods as a truck driver. After retirement he worked for Land Rover and Greater Boston's Lynn Way Auction, Inc.

He was the beloved husband of the late Alyce (Sullivan) LeFort. He is survived by his sister, Nora Peters of Locust Grove, VA; as well as many loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased in death by his sisters, Hilda Crowley, Lucy Caruso, Gena LeFort, and brothers Sam, George, and Dennis LeFort.

His funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Tuesday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Assumption Church, corner of Grove & Salem Sts., Lynnfield at 10am. Interment, St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Visitation for relatives and friends at the Funeral Home on Monday from 3-7pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in John's name may be made to Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington, DC, 20090-6231.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Smile Train
    P.O. Box 96231
    Washington, DC 20090-6231

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19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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