In Memory

Leo Gravell

Leo Gravell

Per Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home
Mr. Leo J. “Sandy” Gravell of Hillsboro, NH, formerly of Andover, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, March 18, 2008. He was 60 years old.
Born in Lowell, MA, on September 13, 1947, he was the beloved son of Leo J. Sr., and Mary Ruth (Melvin) Gravell. Mr. Gravell was a graduate of Andover’s Punchard High School, class of 1965 (sic). He was also a US Marine veteran. Sandy was the owner and operator of the Andover Hockey Shop in Andover’s Shawsheen Square since 1972. He was a member of St. Augustine Church in Andover and the Lawrence Elks. In his spare time, Mr. Gravell loved to enjoy Corvettes and Harley-Davidson motorcycles. He also loved to be on the ocean and enjoyed traveling all over the United States.
Leo’s survivors include his parents; his sons Leo J. III, Chris L., and Daniel J., all of Windham, NH; his daughters, Cheri L. Gravell of Derry, N, and Andrea (Gravell) of Nottingham, NH; his sister Karen (Gravell) McCabe of Falmouth; and ten grandchildren.
He was also the former husband of Moira K. Simione of Methuen, MA, and Janice A. Gravell of Windham, NH, and was the dear friend of Jeanine Williams of Hillsboro, NH.
According to his headstone, Leo served as a Marine in Vietnam. He is buried in Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.