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Peter J. Leach

Date of Death: November 5, 2020

Date of Birth: April 26, 1969


Peter J. Leach II 51 of Vassalboro died November 5th at CMMC in Lewiston from a heart attack.

Peter was born on April 26, 1969 to the parents of Peter Leach Sr. & (step mom) Marianne Leach of Maryland. Mary & (step dad) Edwin Emerson of Augusta. P

Peter attended school in Chelsea and Augusta. Peter enjoyed hunting and fishing, camping, wood-working, and spending time wit his family and friends. Peter knew everybody no matter where he went. He would give the shirt off his back just to help someone.

Work: Peter worked at Paul’s Pick-A-Part in Chelsea. In the 80’s he also worked at Mason’s Choice in Farmingdale, Hunts Lumber in Jefferson, Sather’s Auto Salvage in the late 80’s and Bells Auto Salvage & Corbin’s Auto Salvage. Peter also worked in the woods with his father in-law for Rideout’s Logging. He also would travel doing car crushing with his brother in-law Bill Rideout. Peter was a Jack-Of-All-Trades!

Predeceased: By his mother and step-dad -grandparents Margaret and John Short, Richard Leach Sr., Alice Kinney, a special niece Ashley Rideout and brother in-law Alex Cummings and Grandson Baby Jr.

Survived: By his wife Joanne Leach of 30 plus years, Father Peter Leach Sr. & step mom Marianne of Maryland, special Mother and Father in-law Ralph and Karolyn Rideout of Windsor. His daughter Kassandra and spouse James Carter of Vassalboro, Peter Leach III and spouse Cassandra of Vassalboro, John Leach and friend Roseleigh Wall of Gardiner, 8 special Granddaughters Laylah Leach, Samantha Carter, Brooklyn Leach, Isabella Carter, Abbygail Carter, Lilyana Leach, Ashlynn Carter, Paisley Leach, one Grandson Brently Leach and one he won’t get to meet Xavier Carter. His step sisters Theresa Short of Waterville, Carrie Barben of P.A., Michael Leach of MD, Eddie Emerson of NY, Patrick Emerson of C.T, very special cousin Bruce Short Jr. of Vienna, and close friends Frank Butterfoss, Ronny Dumas and Rick Batchelder.

Peter requested no services. Cremation services done by Funeral Alternatives of Augusta.

Celebration of Life to be held at the Gardiner Lions Club in Gardiner, Maine on Sunday November 15th at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to spouse.

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