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Roderick A. "Rod" MacLeod Sr

1916 ~ 2018 (age 102)

Roderick A. “Rod” MacLeod, Sr., 102, of Needham died at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston on Sept 11, 2018.

Rod was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and had been a resident of Needham for over 50 years. He graduated from the Bentley School of Accounting and was the CFO for KLM Stereo and Impact Sales. He served in the US Army Air Corps during WW II and had been a longtime active member of the Manson H. Carter Post No. 2489, VFW in Needham. He was also a longtime active member of Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church.

Rod was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Flanagan) MacLeod, and the loving father of Mary Bogosian and her husband Jasper of Needham, Helen Kurz and her husband Steven of Sherborn, Eileen Bozadjian and her husband William of Needham and the late Roderick A. “Sandy” MacLeod Jr. He was grandfather of Annie George, Brodie Bozadjian, Allison Bogosian and Amy Bogosian and great grandfather of 4.

His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church, Newton Upper Falls on Sat Sept 15 at 10:30 AM followed by interment with Military Honors in St. Mary’s Cemetery Needham. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours in the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave Needham on Fri 4-7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Rod’s name to the Manson H. Carter VFW Post No 2498, 20 Junction St Needham, MA 02492 would be appreciated.

Donations may be made to:

Manson H. Carter Post No 2498 VFW
20 Junction Street, Needham MA 02492
Tel: 1-781-444-9797

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