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Pat Leonard 1966-2008
Patrick Thomas Leonard
Birth & Death Dates:
11/7/1964 - 10/29/2008
Patrick Thomas Leonard passed away unexpectedly at his home in Roslindale, MA on Wednesday October 29, 2008. Patrick is survived by his mother, Louise E. Leonard of St. Petersburg, FL, his brother and sister-in-law Warren and Robin Leonard of Ipswich, his sister and brother-in-law Julie and Tim Conway also of St. Petersburg, FL and his half-brother Paul Leonard of Great Britain. Patrick is also survived by his nephews Chad Leonard of Ipswich and Michael Leonard of France, and his nieces Olivia Leonard of Ipswich and Emma Conway of St. Petersburg. His family will remember Pat most for his love and devotion of music and his dogs, Knuckles, Krisha and Sasha. Pat was an extremely talented musician and producer. He built his own recording studio, Hybrid Studios, at his home in Roslindale, where he recorded local Boston bands and produced his own group “Lenny”. Patrick began his musical venture in 1982 playing bass guitar in the band “Moving Targets” along with Pat Brady and Ken Chambers. The band played local clubs in Boston and also toured Europe. After several years, the band broke up and new members Danny Grant and Jay Arcari joined Pat in Moving Targets. They too, played in local Boston clubs and toured in Europe. When Moving Targets eventually disbanded, Pat learned to play lead guitar and drums in order to write his own music for his newly formed band “Lenny”. This band reunited Pat with Pat Brady on drums, Danny Grant on lead guitar and Guy Martin on Bass. In addition to his musical career, Pat also worked for over 13 years as a bellman at the Marriott Copley in Boston. The funeral service will be private. Burial will take place at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Raymond, NH. Visiting hours will be Wednesday November 5th. from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. in the Morris Funeral Home 45 North Main Street, Ipswich, relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pat’s memory to: the Brigham and Women’s Hospital for Neurosciences 72 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115. Patrick aka “Lenny” will be sadly missed by his family, friends and fellow band members.