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Interment at: Prospect Hill Cemetery


Saturday June 20th, 2009
10:00am

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Richard D. Leonard

Schenectady- Richard Leonard, 62, died Thursday, May 28, 2009 at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY. He was born on July 19, 1946, in Jamestown, NY, the son of Charles and Lula (Leonard) Lewis. He battled cancer for over a year and was in remission, always staying positive, strong, caring, courageous, loving, and adventurous, always wanting a challenge and facing it head on. He was a Vietnam Veteran serving in Vietnam for about one year. He was a Communications Engineer for the Rochester Telephone Company, retiring years ago. He was hard working and very dedicated to whatever he did. He loved motorcycles and the sound of speed. He even raced for a while. Richard is survived by his wife Mary, his two sons, Jeffery (Lisa) and Derrick (Choonlee), his two step-daughters, Cheryl (Eric) and Monica (James), his sister Augusta Lewis, and his brother in law Raymond Winne and his wife Virginia. He is also survived by his grandchildren whom he loved and cherished, Tyler and Breanna Sowards/Maze, and Hayden and Gabriell Leonard, and his kitties, which will miss Daddy so much, Clarence, Kami, Jessi James and Dakota. Calling hours will be on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at the Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont, NY from 4-6PM. A funeral service will follow at 6PM. Interment will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Guilderland, NY on Sat. June 6, 2009 at 10AM.


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my memories of you baby, are wonderful. You showed me love, how to live life, adventure, trust, and believing. You were my dream, my wonderful dream. You were everything I always wanted and more. we shared everything. we did everything together. I will miss you. I will always miss you, every second of everyday. You were my life. you meant everything to me, everything. I love you baby, always and forever, no matter what. I promise. I love you.

mary leonard (wife) Jul 10 2009 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Richard was a great guy and will be missed very much.

Ed Bertasso May 31 2009 12:00 AM

my honey, my life..you were everything to me. You gave me love, happiness, strength trust, you gave me my life..I dont know how to go on without you. I need you so much. I light many candles for you..I miss you more than words could ever say. my honey, my baby..I feel so alone...bless our friends and family, without them I would crumple up and wither...without you, I am so lost...come to me somehow..come comfort me baby..I need that so much.. I love you always and forever, no matter what.

mary leonard May 30 2009 12:00 AM

my honey, my life..you were everything to me. You gave me love, happiness, strength trust, you gave me my life..I dont know how to go on without you. I need you so much. I light many candles for you..I miss you more than words could ever say. my honey, my baby..I feel so alone...bless our friends and family, without them I would crumple up and wither...without you, I am so lost...come to me somehow..come comfort me baby..I need that so much.. I love you always and forever, no matter what.

mary leonard May 30 2009 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Rich you will be missed. Sincerely The Hawkins Family

Angelika Hawkins May 29 2009 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Rich you will be missed. Sincerely The Hawkins Family

Angelika Hawkins May 29 2009 12:00 AM

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