LEONARD E. YOUNG, age 74, peacefully passed away in Boca Raton, Fl. A native of Cleveland, OH, he is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Erna "Anna" and daughters Andrea (Craig), Heather (Shane). He was a loving grandfather of Sylvia, Lauren, Leah, Caleb, and Colin; dear brother of Linda Kolman, of Florida; uncle of Nick and Jennifer; brother in law of Lydia and Rainer, of Germany, and uncle to their children. Lenny also leaves behind many dear friends. Lenny served proudly in the USMC and US Army. He joined the Cleveland Fire Department in 1970 and retired as an officer in 2001. He also served on the Brooklyn Hts Fire Department for 13 years. During this time, his fellow firefighters became part of his treasured family. Lenny was a member of a variety of golf and social clubs, including H.A.G.A., the American Legion, and others. Please join his family in celebrating Lenny's life at St. Leo The Great Catholic Church, 4940 Broadview Rd., Monday, June 13 at 10AM, for a Memorial Mass. A private interment will be held at Rittman National Cemetery on June 14th. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cleveland Fire Museum.
Published in The Plain Dealer from June 7 to June 10, 2016- See more at: http://obits.cleveland.com/obituaries/cleveland/obituary.aspx?pid=180249868#sthash.ul5tlNfD.dpuf