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“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 »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Hakenson - MA

“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 »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Danielle Scanlon - Hamden , CT

“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...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: John Salamone - Sherborn, 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 »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Rose Spielman - Hamden , CT

“Please include Debbie Devito in our previous words for Leah and her family. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Ron Rosen and Staff - maynard, 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 »
6 of 9 | 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 ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jean G. - Reseller

“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 »
8 of 9 | 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 »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Michelle Etchells - Hollis, NH


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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