Leo Mahoney was an iconic figure within the local business and philanthropic community. His low-key manner belied both his business acumen and his keen knowledge of everything going on in the Lowell community. Faith and family guided his life along with a penchant for doing good for his fellow man.
In today’s Globe J. M. Lawrence writes about Leo Mahoney and his world beyond Lowell. His Eastern Minerals business located in Chelsea brought him in touch with many local and state officials. He never lost his cool and was always a gentleman. Deb Hadden from the Massachusetts Port Authority who dealt many times with Leo in tough negotiations noted:
“He really was the salt of the earth. There really is just no other way to describe him.’’
The Lowell community will miss this true gentleman. Leo David Mahoney – Rest in Peace. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday morning at 10:30am at St. Patrick’s Church in Lowell.
Read the full story from the Globe here.