Richard Leinweber of Warwick, NY, a retired self-employed truck driver, entered into rest on Friday, July 10, 2020. He was 90.
The son of the late John Leinweber & Sophie Paffenroth Leinweber, he was born on October 28, 1929 in Warwick, NY.
He was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Little York; and was a member of Twin Stream Rod & Gun Club, Mountaindale.
Dad loved hunting, cooking and his condo in Florida. He was always the life of any party and his unwavering faith in God never failed him. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his daughter, Darlene Bruno & husband Paul; daughter, Denise Royce & husband Allan; 2 grandchildren, Kristen Vivian Bruno & Paul Vito Bruno; sisters, Lilian Eurich, Mildred Kulak & Ruth Ann Higgins & husband Andrew; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Vivian Decker Leinweber; brothers, Al & James Leinweber.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 14th from 6-8pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Avenue, Florida, NY 10291.
A service will be held 10AM Wednesday, July 15th at the funeral home, followed by a committal burial service in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Little York. Pastor Christopher Grant will officiate.
Due to COVID 19 restrictions and guidelines set forth from the state face coverings are required and the number of visitors allowed in the funeral home is limited so we ask that those that may have to wait to enter please be patient and follow social distancing guidelines.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 70 Little York Road, Warwick, NY 10990.
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