- May 9, 1993 - November 1, 2012
- Stow, Massachusetts
of Leah's Passing
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“Ken, Tina and Family,We are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember the bright, cheerful young girl who played guitar and sang at Greg's a...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“So sorry to hear about your beautfiul daughter Leah, gone so soon but love never goes, she will be there with you, today tomorrow and eternally. My...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Maggie Crowe - London
“I have never met a girl who could make me sob and smile and the same time. Her spirit will be missed by all and a donation has been made in her...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Hakenson - MA
“Ken and Tina, I remember Leah as a little girl and that her name reminded me of Liana's. I can only imagine what a painful this time was for you and...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“I didn't know Leah or any of you, but seeing her beautiful smile I had to express my sincere sympathy for your loss. She is an angel now watching...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“Love you Leah! A beautiful service in your honor! you have obviously made such an impact on the world!
6 of 21 | Posted by: Christine Vencis - Haverhill, MA
“Hi Leah,I just wanted to say thanks for everything. You were a truly amazing person. I'll never forget you. Never. <3
7 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“Leah and I met one of the first days at Quinnipiac Univeristy. We were online for the induction ceremony and we realized we were in the same...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Danielle Scanlon - Hamden, CT
“Hi Le,Today was your funeral and I cannot tell you how proud I am to have known you. You saved my life in so many ways. You taught me how to be...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Raven Feltus
“Ken and family,
We are so sorry to hear about Leah's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time.
John and Doreen...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: John Salamone - Sherborn, MA
“Words can not express how I feel. The turnout at the wake was unbelievable. Hopefully you will find some comfort in the fact that Leah touched so...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Stephany Ugrinow
“Tepper Family, I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. It was so nice to see such a fantastic turnout for Leah last night. Myself and the other Jimmy...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Emma Ceres - Wilmington, MA
“I am so sorry to hear about Leah's passing. She was in my Introduction to psychology class at Quinnipiac University. She was a bright, motivated...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Rose Spielman - Hamden, CT
“There are no words that will comfort you, but knowing Leah is so loved and touched my heart, hopefully will will remain in the wonderful memories we...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Karen Mayer
“Please include Debbie Devito in our previous words for Leah and her family.
15 of 21 | Posted by: Ron Rosen and Staff - maynard, MA
“Dave, Sandra & all the Teppers,I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers with much love.
16 of 21 | Posted by: Carol Confrey Pusateri - MA
“We are so sorry to hear of Leah's passing. We were fortunate enough to have known her. She was a bubbly, bright girl with a huge smile! We will...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Ron Rosen and Staff - Maynard, MA
“We are sorry for your lost, and all our prayers are with you all during these difficult moments.
Jean & the Family
18 of 21 | Posted by: Jean G. - Reseller
“Ken my deepest sympathy goes out to you and your entire family on the lost of your beautiful daughter Leah.The heaven's got a beautiful angel her...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Bella Chaves - Hudson, MA
“Very few patients leave an imprint as significant as the one Leah left on my heart. I am truly grateful for having the opportunity to meet and get...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Katelynn Laffin - Boston, MA
“I am so sorry to hear of Leah's passing. I didn't know her personally but saw her on the JImmy Fund Telethon and she was truly inspiring. My son is...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Michelle Etchells - Hollis, NH
Leah C. Tepper, 19, of Stow, MA died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Children's Hospital, Boston after a long battle with adrenal cancer.
Born in Concord, MA, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Elizabeth (Tina) Shanahan Tepper of Stow, MA.
A 2011 graduate of Nashoba Regional High School, in Bolton, MA, she was active in Softball, Volleyball, the Drama Club and the Chorus. Leah was on leave from studying Psychology at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT at the time of her death.
Besides her parents she is survived by her sister Rachel Tepper of Stow, her brothers Alexander and Nicholas Tepper all of Stow , her paternal grandmother Elinor Tepper of Smithtown, New York, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Donations may be made to Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Flowers should be sent to St. Isidore's Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant Street, Marlborough, MA 01752 www.slatteryfuneralhome.com