Leganza, Leonard F.

Leonard F. Leganza, 86, of Farmington, died peacefully on March 7, 2017 surrounded by family. He is survived by and was a devoted uncle to his nephew, John Teklenski, and three nieces, Lorna Schortmann, Janice Rehman and Marilyn Mullen. He was predeceased by his sister, Carolyn Burson.
Leonard was a loving husband. He and his late wife, Lesley, were avid golfers who played on golf courses around the world during their travels. They loved to cook gourmet meals together and discuss current events – dinnertime was a special time for them.
Leonard was born on June 2, 1930. He graduated from the University of Hartford with a major in accounting and then served in the Korean War. He worked his way through college by playing the saxophone in a band and studying during breaks at “gigs”.
Leonard was an accomplished and dedicated professional, retiring at age 85 as the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Company of Naugatuck, CT. Leonard had also served as a Director of the Company for more than 35 years.
He was a Certified Public Accountant who practiced with the firm Ernst & Ernst (now Ernst & Young) for several years. He also served as a Director and Executive Vice President at Scovill, Inc. for 20 years. He was also a Director at the Republican-American paper in Waterbury.
Leonard will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace.
The Funeral Liturgy for both Leonard and Lesley will be celebrated Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 11:00am in the Church of St. Patrick, 110 Main Street, Farmington.

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 11:00am in the Church of St. Patrick ~ Farmington


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3 Responses to 'Leganza, Leonard F.'

  1. Sandy Leganza Kern and Marsha Faith says:

    My sister Marsha Faith and I are so very sorry to hear about Cousin Leonard’s passing. One of my fondest memories of Leonard was when he generously helped me through an accounting class at the University of Hartford. I also remember a record Leonard made way back when which my mother, Aunt Eleanor would play for us, a Polish Polka. Fond memories of a very successful life well lived. Our deepest sympathy

  2. Patty Chudzik Faulkner says:

    My brother Robert and sister Maryann and I express our sadness at the
    loss of our cousin. Leonard achieved great heights in his career, but
    when he was with us, he was always a regular guy, talking about old
    times in New Britain. We always laughed with Aunt Helen, Uncle Frank.
    Carolyn, and Leonard. I always admired the way he loved his parents,
    treating them with great respect. He and Lesley made a great couple.

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