Father Leon Beauvais
Roslindale Associate Pastor; 60

Boston Globe
March 25, 1997

The Rev. Leon F. Beauvais, associate pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Roslindale and former pastor of St. Mary's church in Waltham, died Sunday in New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He was 60.

Father Beauvais was born in Lynn. He graduated from St. John's Seminary and was ordained in 1962.

He was assistant pastor of Star of the Sea Church in Quincy and did missionary work in Ecuador for several years before becoming pastor of St. Mary's Church in 1985. He held the post for 10 years.

He was also a chaplain at Walpole State Prison for several years before becoming associate pastor of Sacred Heart in 1995.

He leaves a brother, Paul A. of Lynn; and three sisters, Claire H. Beauvais and Marie La Conco, both of Lynn, and Jean M. Cook of Salem.

A funeral Mass will be said at 11 a.m. tomorrow in Sacred Heart Church in Roslindale. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Lynn.


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