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Neil L. LeRoy

April 8, 1932 April 24, 2016
Neil L. LeRoy
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Obituary for Neil L. LeRoy

Neil L. LeRoy, 84, a retired attorney,  died  Sunday  at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence.  He was the husband of Marie (Mercurio)  LeRoy for 60 years.
Born in Boston, a son of the late Robert and Shirley (Symonds) LeRoy,  He lived in Hilton Head, SC for 30 years, returning to Providence recently. Prior to moving to Hilton Head Island in retirement, he was a long time Cumberland resident.
Known as a brilliant attorney, he was a member of the former firm Tobin, LeRoy and Silverstein until starting his own practice in 1978 and retiring in 1992. Before coming to RI he was a member of the firm Willkie, Farr and Gallagher in New York City.  He was a member of the American Bar Association, the R.I. Bar Association as well as the Boston Bar Association.
He graduated first in his class from Lafayette College in Easton PA in 1953 and went on to Harvard Law School where he graduated at the top of his class in 1956.
He was an avid bridge player and enjoyed the theatre and symphony. He also loved to play golf and tennis.
Besides his wife he leaves his five children: Gregory LeRoy of Houston, TX., Marlene LeRoy of Providence, Geoffrey LeRoy  of Pawcatuck, CT., Jacqueline Butler of Parker, CO. and Scott LeRoy of Hilton Head Island, SC,  a sister: Patricia Geltz of West Palm Beach, FL. and 3 grandchildren: Alexandra Meek, Jessica and Jake Butler.
The family will receive friends on Thursday at beginning at 10:30am in the Monahan Drabble Sherman Funeral Home 230 Waterman St., Providence  followed by a brief memorial service  at 11am.  Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends on Thursday at beginning at 10:30am in the Monahan Drabble Sherman Funeral Home 230 Waterman St., Providence  followed by a brief memorial service  at 11am.  Burial will be private.

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