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“To Marilyn and the family so sorry for your loss of your brother. Prayers for you and the family. Barbara(Logan)and Thomas O'Neil ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara O'Neil - ALBANY, NY

“Judy, Tara, Jason and Family, Both Donna & I were so saddened to learn of Lee's passing and wish you our sincere condolences. Unfortunately we were...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Bob & Donna Cunha - south easton, MA

“Jason and family: my sincere condolences. There are no words that I can share that can ease the pain in your hearts, but please know that my thoughts...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Ana Isabel dos Reis-Couto - RI

“Dear Jason and Family: my sincere condolences. There are no words that I can share that can ease the pain in your hearts. but please know that my...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ana Isabel dos Reis-Couto - RI

“To Lee's Family, I graduated with Lee, and my mom was good friends with his mom, but what I remember most about Lee, was his work ethic. I also...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Robert Harrington - WILLIAMSTOWN, MA

“Hello Jason and Family,So very sorry to hear about your loss. Time will heal all will heal all wounds. I lost my dad when I was 20 years old and...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Titu Ahmed - North Smithfield, RI

“I know Lee will be missed by his family. I always saw him with a smile on his face and something funny to say. He will be in my thoughts. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Bryson (Jacks) - Bradenton, FL


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EASTON — Leland S. "Lee" Towne, 66 years old, a resident of Easton for the past 44 years, died April 2, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Judith (Dunn) Towne for 45 years.

Born in Williamstown, MA, a son of the late Leland S. Towne and the late Helen G. (Wright) Towne, he was raised in Williamstown and was a 1968 graduate of Mount Greylock Regional High School. Lee continued his education at the University of Massachusetts, where he received a bachelor's degree in Environmental Design 1974.

Lee worked in Production and Inventory Control for Kendall Hospital Products, Boston, MA, the Foxboro Company, Apollo Computer in Chelmsford, MA. and Dennison Company in Framingham, MA. He later worked for Wellington Management in Boston for 17 years, when due to his illness he retired in 2011.

Lee grew up on a dairy farm. Lee was always smiling, would stop to talk to everyone and was the life of every party. He was devoted to his family and home and enjoyed the outdoors, skiing, hiking, fishing, bird watching, and long walks through the Easton conservation areas. He was also a coach for the Easton Youth Soccer League where his son played on his team. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and followed all their activities. He was affectionately known to his grandchildren as "Bopsy".

In addition to his loving wife, Judy, he is survived by his children, Tara Vasiliou and her husband Leo of South Easton and Jason Towne and his wife Aileen of Douglas, MA. along with his 6 grandchildren, Morgan and Alex, Zachary and Joshua, and Camryn and Kailey. He is also survived by his brother David (Nancy) Towne, his sister Marilyn (Richard) Schlesinger and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in the Covenant Congregational Church of North Easton, 204 Center Street, North Easton. Interment will follow in Furnace Village Cemetery, Easton.

In lieu of flowers a memorial gift in Lee's name can be sent to Hope Hospice, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA. 02601 or a donation can be sent to the Covenant Congregational Church, 204 Center Street, North Easton, MA. 02356

For directions or condolences visit kanefuneralhome.com