ROCHESTER - Leo P. Gagnon, 73, of 3C Green Street, East Rochester, died at home on Thursday, July 11, 2019 peacefully surrounded by his loved ones after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.
Leo was born on Aug. 17, 1945 in Rochester. The son of the late Reno J. Gagnon and Catherine (Jackson) Gagnon. He was a longtime resident of Rochester. Leo worked as a crane operator, welder and a tool crib attendant at Westinghouse Electric. He was also a proud Vietnam Veteran serving in the Army and Air National Guard. Outside of work, Leo had a passion for woodworking and was a self-taught craftsman.
Leo is survived by his wife Cheryl (Allen) Gagnon, two stepsons Philip Allen and his wife Karen of Auburn, Maine and Andrew Allen of New Gloucester, Maine; a daughter, Crystal Conley and her husband Jason of Strafford; his sister, Nola Gagnon of Rochester, and three grandchildren, Nathan Conley, Philip Allen and Kaitlyn Race.