SCHROEDER - Leonard, He had a wonderful life for 98 years. Len who was from South Ozone Park, New York passed away on May 26, 2012. He was born in Brooklyn, New York , the only son of the late Rose and George Schroeder, 1 st cousin of Rosemary Staab Timberlake and of the late Raymond H. Lux and Helen Lux Ryan. He was a graduate of Pace University with a degree in Accounting and then he enlisted and served during World War II from October 1941 till 1946. He took advantage of the GI Bill and began a long career in upholstery and Interior decorating. Len was an active member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church serving on the Parish, Council, Senior Services Group and the Holy Name Society. He moved with his family to Sunset Beach , North Carolina in 2003. Family and friends are welcome at the Leahy – McDonald Funeral Home 111-02 Atlantic Avenue Richmond Hill, 11419 on June 4 , 2012 from 4:00 PM – 8 :00 PM. A mass of Celebration of Life will be held at 9:30 A.M on Tuesday June 5, 2012 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 111 – 50 115 Street, South Ozone Park, 11420 Internment will be at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery Brooklyn. In lieu of flowers , please make donations to " Catholic Charities " or an organization of your choice that serves the poor.
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Published in Newsday on June 1, 2012