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James Leonard

Obituary of James Richard Leonard

GENEVA – James R. Leonard, Jr., of Geneva, NY, died Sunday (January 27, 2020) at Strong Memorial Hospital, with his loving family by his side. Family and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday (Jan. 31) at Coe-Genung Funeral Home. The memorial service will immediately follow at the funeral home. Rev. James Adams, rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Geneva, will officiate. Spring burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Waterloo, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jim was born June 28, 1941, in Waterloo, NY, the son of James R. and Cecile I. Burgess Leonard. He was a 1960 graduate of Waterloo Central High School. Jim was employed with Seneca Falls Machine Shop for 54 years. While working for Seneca Falls Machine Shop he also was employed as a part-time Waterloo Village Police Officer. He was a life member and past president of Waterloo Volunteer Fire Department. For many years he was a volunteer with North Seneca Ambulance. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jeanne C. Lent Leonard; daughter Amy (Christophter) Dishaw of Waterloo, NY; son James (Michele) R. Leonard, III of Geneva, NY; grandchildren Samantha Dishaw, Ryan Dishaw, Kayla Glovatsky, Kristen (Nicholas) O'Neil, and Matthew Leonard; brother William (Kathyrn) Leonard of Palm Coast, FL; sister Cindy (Carmen) Fratto of Rochester, NY; aunt Love Leonard of New Haven, CT; and cousins, nieces and nephews. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.coegenungfuneralhome.com.
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Friday
31
January

Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, January 31, 2020
Coe-Genung Funeral Home
46 West Main St.
Waterloo, New York, United States
Friday
31
January

Memorial Service

6:00 pm
Friday, January 31, 2020
Coe-Genung Funeral Home
46 West Main Street
Waterloo, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Maple Grove Cemetery
Stark Street
Waterloo, New York, United States