Leonard E. Desilets, 62, of Rockport, formerly of Framingham, died Thursday, March 9, 2017 following a long illness.
Born in Framingham, Len was the son of the late Elliott & Margaret (Malloy), and was the beloved husband of Maureen M. (McPhee) Desilets.
Len was a graduate of Framingham North High School where he was the Capt. of the football team. He later graduated from Emerson College, and owned several businesses including Video Voyage in Salem and went on to manage The Fudgery in Rockport. An avid sports fan, Len loved to exercise, especially running. Len was a Vietnam Army Veteran.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his siblings, E. Michael & his wife, Susan Kroll of California, Lawrence & his wife Lucia of Framingham, Gerard and his wife, Mary of Framingham, and Kenneth and his longtime companion, Roni of N.H.; his extended McPhee family, and many nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and grand nephews. Len was predeceased by his brothers, Stephen and Thomas.
Family and friends will honor and remember Len’s life by celebrating his Funeral Mass on Thursday morning, March 16th, in St. Stephen’s Church, 221 Concord St., Framingham at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Len’s name to: Disabled American Veterans, . Arrangements by the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, Framingham. For directions and messages of condolence, please visit .