Philip G. Leahy

died on October 12, 2013. Phil was born in NYC on February 15, 1931. After graduating from the USNA, he served in the US Navy and USNR for ten years and achieved the rank of Lieutenant (SG). He was employed in an executive capacity for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and retired after 33 years with that agency. He then served as a volunteer docent for the New York Historical Society, at their NYC Museum, for ten years. Phil was a noted military historian, with a specialized interest in the 1861-1865 period.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margaret (Peggy) Leahy who resides, as he did, in the midtown area of  Manhattan in New York City. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. Roberta Lerch, as well as three nephews and two nieces. There are also 13 grand nephews and nieces.

Following a Funeral Mass, he was interred at the Old Calvary Cemetary in the Long Island City section of Queens in NYC with a USN honor guard in attendance.