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Leonard DeYoung

AGE: 88 • Forked River

Leonard DeYoung, 88, of the Forked River section of Lacey Township, died Thursday at Tallwoods Care Center, Bayville.

Mr. DeYoung was the President and Owner of Delta Molds Inc., Clifton for 45 years. Prior to that, he was the owner of the Allendale Picture Press, Allendale, NJ.

He was a Navy Veteran of World War II where he was a Normandy Beach and Omaha D Day survivor.

He was a communicant of Saint Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Forked River and a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, Council 1736 in Ridgewood, NJ.

During his lifetime, Lenny built many homes for friends and family. He was an avid golfer and an instrument rated licensed commercial pilot.

Born in Tallulah, LA, he resided in Fair Lawn and Waldwick, NJ before moving to Forked River 25 years ago.

Surviving are his loving wife of 59 years, Maureen; a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Kim DeYoung, Oakland, NJ; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen DeYoung-Wichelns and David Wichelns, Toms River; a sister, Josephine Soboloff, New Orleans, LA; and two beloved grandchildren, Keith and Hunter.

Friends may call from 3-7 pm Tuesday at Layton's Home For Funerals, (609) 971-6800, 250 W. Lacey Road, Forked River, Lacey. Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Wednesday, at 10 a.m. from the funeral home, hence to St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Forked River, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Committal Services will be private. For more information, please visit

Published in Asbury Park Press on July 6, 2014
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