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Leighton W. Cunha
PAWTUCKET - Leighton "Lee" W. Cunha, 70, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2011. He was the beloved husband of Carleeta J. (Taylor) Cunha. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late John C. and Rita E. (Burns) Cunha.
Lee enjoyed listening to music and taking rides in the car, but most especially enjoyed spending time with his loving family. Besides his wife, he leaves five children, Michael J. Cunha of Attleboro, William L. Cunha, Desiree A. Tootell, Christopher L. Cunha and Ashley E. Lawton all of Pawtucket; two sisters, Georgiana Sweeney in Florida and Joyce Sears of Pawtucket; twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Phyllis Eklind.
Services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Foxboro, MA. VISITATION Sunday 2 to 5 p.m. Memorial gifts to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062 will be appreciated.