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Leonard R. Casner

Leonard R. Casner

AGE: 95 • Ocean Township

Leonard R. Casner, 95, of Ocean Township, formerly of Jersey City, on Saturday, May 14, 2011. Leonard graduated from Cornell University in 1937 with a BA and was a member of the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. Following graduation, he worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Elevator Division in Jersey City, becoming Manager of Industrial Relations. He retired after 42 years of service. He served on the Temple Beth El Jersey City Board of Directors for 34 years, as Chairman of the Hudson County Red Cross for 15 years, and Chairman for the Anti-Poverty Program for Jersey City from 1964-1966. He was a member of Temple Beth Miriam in Elberon, NJ and Menorah Lodge in Bayonne.

Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Casner (nee Pressman). Devoted father of Susan Kreizman and her husband Joel of Ocean Township, and Mark R. Casner and his wife Eleanor of West Palm Beach, Fla. Loving grandfather of Jay, Seth, and Maris Kreizman, and Matthew, Brian, and Dana Casner Sterling. Great-grandfather of Drew, Kate and Sydney.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 at Mount Moriah Cemetery, 685 Fairview Ave., Fairview. Donations to the Central Jersey Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 740 Broad St., Shrewsbury, NJ, would be appreciated. Arrangements under Wien & Wien Inc. Memorial Chapels, Hackensack, NJ, (1-800-522-0588).


Published in Asbury Park Press on May 17, 2011
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