Leo J. LeFort Jr

August 6, 1933December 18, 2012

Leo J. LeFort, Jr. of Naples, Florida and Harwich Port, Massachusetts died on December 18th at Mass General Hospital after a long, courageous battle with illness. He was born the son of Leo J. LeFort and Catherine Dwyer of Dorchester, Massachusetts. He was predeceased by his son Leo J. LeFort, III and survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Elaine LaPoint LeFort, his brother Paul LeFort and sister Virginia LeFort. He is also survived by his children Lorraine O’Halloran, Michelle Lavelle, Mark and Michael LeFort; his 7 grandchildren and sons-in-law, Brendan O'Halloran and Jim Lavelle. Leo raised his family and worked successfully as an advertising executive for 35 years in Akron, Ohio. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps, a sports enthusiast and avid golfer for many years. Leo was known for his fierce faithfulness and generosity to his family and friends as well as his love of Cape Cod. The family would like to thank the Cape Cod and Massachusetts General Hospitals, particularly the care of Dr. Stephen Malaquias and Dr. Steven Zeitels. Services will be held Thursday, December 27th at Holy Trinity Church at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow at the Allen Harbor Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to either of the following charities in the name of Leo J. Lefort, Jr.: The Semper Fi Fund ( or the Voice Health Institute, One Bowdoin Square, 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02114.


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Mike & Belinda Atwell

April 7, 2013

Elaine and family: So sorry for the belated condolences...we just heard of Leo's passing. We always enjoyed our wonderful outings with your family and Elaine and Leo in particular. Leo was a kind person and such a character. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Ivy Leverone

March 26, 2013

To the whole Lefort family,
Our deepest condolences and sympathy for the loss of your husband, Dad and grandfather. He was a courageous man and will be sorely missed.
The Leverone family, Harwichport

Ron Watt

January 16, 2013

Elaine and family: Simona and I are so sorry at your loss. I always counted Leo as a good friend and partner in business. He and you treated our family with the greatest respect and kindness. I have so many great memories of our time together.

January 2, 2013

Michael and family,
You are in my prayers at this difficult time. The Walsh Jesuit High School community will remeber your father at Mass when we return to school.
Jane Rafferty

Steve Klein

December 27, 2012

Mrs. LeFort, Lorraine, Michelle, Mark and Michael. I am so sorry to hear of Mr. LeFort's passing. Whether it was sliding across the ice on Granger Lake with the kids in the ATV when you lived on Waterside Drive or stopping at Barnhills for a banana split, it was wonderful how Mr. LeFort could spend so much time with his family while working so hard to build up the business. May those beautiful memories carry you through this difficult time. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Michele Crist-Darwal

December 27, 2012

Dear Mrs. LeFort and family,
My deepest sympathy to you all at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Scott Johnson

December 27, 2012

Elaine and family, our condolences and hoping your memories and your faith will help you deal with your loss.

Kate Smith

December 26, 2012

Jini, my thoughts and prayers are with you, Paul and Leo's family. Hoping all may find strength and courage during this difficult time, and peace in knowing that Leo is free from the suffering he long endured.

December 25, 2012

Farewell to The Greatest in the Game ever!! Semper Fi, Leo! Deepest love to your loved ones. Chris Simpson

Rick Kenney

December 24, 2012

Elaine, our deepest sympathies to you and your family Rick and Nancy Kenney