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Leonard M.  Ford

Leonard M. Ford

01-21-1926 - 09-12-2020
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Obituary

Leonard M. Ford, 94, a longtime resident of Rutherford, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020.

He was born in Brooklyn NY to Leonard G.M.Ford and Margaret (nee Bone) Ford.
He entered the U.S. Army serving during WWII. Upon his return, he eventually moved to Rutherford in 1982 with his wife Eileen.
He had a Management Career in Banking employed for 40 years with Citibank. Leonard was always a very proud Army Veteran. He was also a “big time” Giants fan, a Notre Dame & Mets fan. During his retirement he enjoyed spending time with his precious Akita named “Teddy Bear”. Leonard was a loving and gentle man who always enjoyed making people laugh, he was always fun to be with.

Leonard will be deeply missed by his devoted wife Eileen (nee Henry) of 36 years, his loving children, Debbie Yauch and husband Herb, Donna Lynch and husband Clint, Dawn Thurston and husband Bob, Doretta Sheaffer and husband Charlie, Derry Blake and husband Doug, his cherished grandchildren (9) & great grandchildren (2), his sister Patricia Bamberger, sister-in-law Martha Collins and husband Louis, several nieces, nephews, as well as many friends & neighbors.

Family will receive friends Tuesday 9:00am to 11:00 in the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford, followed by a Prayer Service 11am in Funeral Home, offered by Rev. Karen Rezach of Grace Episcopal Church, Rutherford. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home
    Address
    19 Lincoln Avenue
    RUTHERFORD, NJ 07070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home
    Address
    19 Lincoln Avenue
    RUTHERFORD, NJ 07070
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Rev. Karen Rezach, officiating.

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Art Paradise

Posted at 08:29am
Eileen and family, I will always have fond memories of your dad. We were Army buddies in Mississippi. We had great conversations up until recently, catching up. We shared time in the military Hospital , I was battling mumps, your dad had scarlet fever. Len would always return from bivouac, looking like he had been through an actual war. His clothes would be torn up, he would look worn out. It was just a 25 mile walk in and out of the swamps.

Artie

Artie

I know he and George will be waiting and welcoming me with “It’s about time Artie where have you been?
PB

Peter and Cathy Bamberger

Posted at 06:35pm
We love you Uncle Lenny. You will be greatly missed. Eileen, you are in our prayers. 💗🙏
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