Ralph Leonard

Obituary of Ralph C. Leonard

____________________________________________________________________________ Port Allegany - Ralph C. Leonard, 84, of Port Allegany, died Thursday (April 7, 2011) in the Sena Kean Manor, Smethport. He was born Oct 16, 1926 in Bradford, a son of Evan J. and Marinda Storms Leonard. On August 9, 1947 in Olean, NY, he married Dorothy C. Bowers, who survives. He was a private in the U.S. Army, serving from 1946 to 1947. Mr. Leonard was a Machine Repairman, employed by Pierce Glass Co. retiring in July of 1982 after 33 years of service He was a member of Port Allegany Senior Center. He enjoyed playing horse shoes, being outside doing yard work, and traveling to Florida and Chautauqua Lake. In addition to his wife, he is survived by Two daughters: Cheryl L. (Richard) Eicher of Penfield, NY and Dian L. (Wayne) Parish of Port Allegany, PA Two sons: Dana S. (Judy) Leonard of Boalsburg, PA, and David R. Leonard of Port Allegany, PA One sister: Gertrude Burr of Henrietta, NY 9 Grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Mr. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters. There will be no visitation. A Memorial service will be held Sunday, April 10, at 1:00 pm at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 105 Main St., Port Allegany, with the Rev Randall Headley, officiating. Memorials may be made to the Port Allegany Ambulance Service or Sena Kean Manor Activities Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Home, Inc., Port Allegany.
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