Lena “Lee” Wallace

It is with great sadness, we share the news that Lee Wallace has passed.  After a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, Lee passed away from complications due to pneumonia while living at Seacrest Retirement Community in San Diego, CA.  Born in Boston on May 6, 1926, Lee met David Wallace; together they had a remarkable love for each other and created a beautiful life until David’s passing on December 10, 2001. Lee was a loving mother to Arthur, Sandra and Howard as well as grandmother to Michael, Leah, Samara, Jace and David.  Lee also enjoyed working over 20 years in her career as a Ward Secretary with the VA Hospital organization in Boston, MA and Tampa, FL.

Lee’s highest priority was the well-being of her children and supporting their education and career goals.  Lee enjoyed the simple pleasures of life.  Lee looked forward to the annual road trip to David’s birthplace in Gloucester, MA and the holiday vacations to The Grandview Resort in Moodus, CT. Lee was an avid reader of romantic novels when she was not watching baseball with David or taking a dip in the pool.  Lee and David enjoyed traveling where their travels included all of Europe, Israel and wonderful destinations within the United States as well as multiple cruises throughout the Caribbean.

Due to Covid-19 and concern for her family and friend’s safety, funeral services shall be postponed until the date of the unveiling of her graveside plaque alongside David at Sharon Memorial Park, located in Sharon, MA.  Those who wish to remember Lee in a special way may make gifts in her memory to Seacrest Village, 211 Saxony Road, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Seacrest Village Retirement Communities is a vibrant not-for-profit, senior housing and healthcare organization in Encinitas. Known for their caring and nurturing environment, Seacrest Village has been serving the San Diego community in the Jewish tradition since 1944.

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