Stanley Clifford Lebold

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Clifford Lebold
92, of Wheatfield, N.Y., passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence in Lewiston, N.Y. Born in Bolivar, Ohio, he was the son of the late Clifford and Selma (Maurer) Lebold. Mr. Lebold attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, graduating in 1943 with a B.S. in Business Administration and was a member of the Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honorary Society. In October 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was involved in the Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns. He was decorated with the Victory Medal, American Theater Medal, EAMET Campaign Medal with four Bronze Stars and the Good Conduct Medal AR 600-68. After serving our country and being honorably discharged, he attended the Akron Law School at Akron University receiving his J.D. Degree in 1951 under the G.I. Bill, while working at Pittsburgh Valve & Fitting Corp. From 1951 until 1996, Mr. Lebold was an active member of the Ohio State Bar Association. On Dec. 3, 1960, he married Eleanor (Scalzo) Lebold at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Stanley worked continuously from December 1945 until 1992, principally as a Corporate Tax Attorney for several corporations, including the Carborundum Co., as the Corporate Treasurer which led to his retirement from British Petroleum of America. Stanley was a member of the Toastmasters Club. In his leisure time, he enjoyed playing poker and billiards.
In addition to his wife of 53 years, Mr Lebold is survived by five children, Alan (Diane) Lebold of Niagara Falls, N.Y., Sue (Art) Ruska of North Tonawanda, N.Y., David (Elaine Davis) Lebold of Niagara Falls, N.Y., Janice Mahon and Sandra Bartone, both of Watkins Glen, N.Y.; nine grandchildren, Sam, Joe, Phil, Chris, Zack, Valerie, Brett, Anne and Natalie; two great-grandchildren, Georgia and Henry; his aunt, Verna Maurer; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Homer Lebold.
Visitation was held on Thursday, June 5th from 3-7 p.m. at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, N.Y., where funeral services will be held on Friday, June 6th at 10:30 a.m. with Dr. Lee Holliday officiating. Interment in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, N.Y., with Military Honors. Memorial offerings may be made to Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence, 5285 Lewiston Road, Lewiston, NY 14092; or to Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church, 166-59th Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.
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M.J. Colucci & Son Niagara Funeral Chapel - Niagara Falls
2730 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
(716) 298-1800
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Published in The Times Reporter on June 6, 2014
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