October 15, 1945 - May 27, 2021
Methuen – Walter W. Leipold, Jr., 75 of Methuen, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy B. (Roy) Leipold, to whom he was married for 45 years. Born in Lawrence on October 15, 1945, Walter was the son of the late Walter and Ruth (Wigner) Leipold. He graduated from Lawrence High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for the City of Methuen for over 25 years, most recently as a foreman for the highway department, until his retirement in 2015. In his free time, Walter enjoyed playing tennis, gardening, and working around the yard. He loved animals. He also loved the holidays and especially loved spending time with his family. Walter will be deeply missed by his wife, Dorothy; his 4 sisters-in-law, Aline Hammerstom and her husband, Paul, of Candia, NH, Theresa Deshaies and her late husband, Robert, of Derry, NH, Janice Deshaies and her late husband, Richard, of Salem, NH, and Patricia Gelinas and her husband, Daniel, of Salisbury, MA; 2 brothers-in-law, Theodore Roy, and his wife, Patricia, of North Andover and John Roy and his wife, Nancy, of Buzzard Bay, MA; and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor and celebrate Walter’s life by gathering for his calling hours on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 from 4 – 7 PM at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street, Methuen. His burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to MSPCA at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. To send an online condolence, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Leipold family.
Methuen – Walter W. Leipold, Jr., 75 of Methuen, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy B. (Roy) Leipold, to whom he was married for 45 years. Born in... View Obituary & Service Information
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