Joanne Leete

Obituary of Joanne Agnes Leete

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Joanne A. (McDonough) Leete  passed away Saturday, October 15, 2022 in Portland Maine after a brief illness.  She was born August 28, 1929 in Bangor to Frank P. and Catherine A. (Sullivan) McDonough. Joanne was a member of the John Bapst High School, Class of 1947. She was a proud Telephone Pioneer after working over 37 years as an Operations Assistant. In 1972, she married Lawrence (Larry) Leete and relocated to Cape Elizabeth Maine.  She was a faithful communicant of St. Bartholomew’s Church and participated in their Catholic Women’s Club.


Joanne was predeceased by her parents, her husband, two sisters, Winifred J. Kelsey, Mary C. Fernald and one brother Francis P. McDonough. She is survived by Larry’s family, Lawrence Leete Jr, Paul Leete, and Mary Ryan. Joanne is also remembered by nieces and nephews Laurence D. Fernald of Ellsworth, David A. Fernald of Farmington CT, Mary Carol Rumsey of Bangor, Eileen K. Fowler of Athens GA, Richard E. Fernald of Hampden and Jo-Ann F. Wicks of Bangor.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated                        Tuesday Oct. 18, 2022 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 768 Ohio St., Bangor, followed by the Rite of Committal in the family lot at Mt. Pleasant Catholic Cemetery. Gifts in her memory may be sent to The Landing’s Activity Fund, 78 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth ME 04107.


Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor. Messages and memories may be shared with her family at

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Mass of Christian Burail

11:00 am
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. Mary's Catholic Church
768 Ohio St.
Bangor, Maine, United States


Will will be afterward at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bangor
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