John “Jack” Leehy Jr., age 90, of Blair, passed away June 27, 2022. Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 10 a.m., at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Blair. Graveside services will follow in the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday July 1, 2022, at Campbell Aman Funeral Home in Blair, with family receiving friends beginning at 5 p.m., and a Rosary service at 6:30 p.m.
Jack was born Oct. 1, 1931, in Blair, the son of John J. Leehy Sr. and Charlotte (Maher). He was raised in the Blair area and graduated from Blair High School. Jack was united in marriage to Dorothy Hansen on April 30, 1950, and the couple raised their family in Blair. In 1978 the family moved to Norfolk where Jack worked until his retirement at Gillette Dairy.
Jack is survived by his children; Mary Clare Johnson, Beth (Jim) Cook, Katie (Stan) Mencke, John (Terri) Leehy III and Patricia (Jay) Sharpe, son in law Patrick (Connie) Flynn, 19 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild, brothers; Richard, Larry and Mike Leehy, and sister Margaret Trauernicht.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dorothy, daughter Ellen Flynn, grandchildren; Aric Johnson, Nicholas Leehy, Clarissah Woten and John Leehy IV, siblings; Gerald, Jim, Tom and Mary, and special friend Phyllis Yoest.