Johnson City: Anthony Lenkiewicz, 91, of Johnson City, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Tony was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend to many. He was born on September 20, 1922, and spent his childhood on family farms in the hills of the Town of Maine. On Valentine's Day, 1943 he married Hazel, his wife of 71 years. He enjoyed a variety of pastimes, such as bowling, horseshoes and playing hardball with the Inter-county League and on the Airport Inn team. Tony was a proud veteran of WWII where he served in Europe with the Fighting 69th Infantry Division. He was predeceased by four brothers and four sisters.
Tony is survived by his wife, Hazel Cummings Lenkiewicz; his children, Anthony H. and Gail Lenkiewicz, David and Julia Lenkiewicz, Virginia Raffel, and Tamara Schuttak; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; his siblings, Boleslaw (Bill) and Annmarie Lenkiewicz, Dolores Buyea and Barbara and Bernie Reiff; many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held 12:00PM (noon) on Monday, March 10,2014 at the Endicott Community Church of the Nazarene, 1381 Union Center Maine Hwy. Pastor Dan Eddings will officiate. The family will receive relatives and friends at the church from 10:00AM until time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anthony's name to Lourdes Hospice 4102 Old Vestal Rd., Vestal, NY 13850.
Laskowski Funeral Home
367 Prospect St. Binghamton, NY 13905
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from Mar. 8 to Mar. 10, 2014