Leonard W. Gintoff

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MERIDEN - Leonard W. Gintoff, 93, husband of the late Arlene (Carroll) Gintoff, died on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Monsignor Bojnowski Manor in New Britain after a brief illness.

Born in Claremont, N. H. on Feb. 14, 1921, he was the son of the late John and Alexandria Gintoff. He had resided in Meriden since 1947. He attended Claremont schools and after the war, was employed by International Silver Company for over 35 years before retiring. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the U.S. Navy in the European and Pacific Theatres of Operation. He was an avid bowler, scrabble player, golfer and fisherman.

He is survived by one daughter, Joan Robinson and her husband, Gary, of Springfield, N.H.; two sons, John Gintoff and his wife, Francine, of East Hampton and Jerry Gintoff and his wife, Kathleen, of Clinton; seven grandchildren, Anastasia, Suzann, Alexander, Natasha, Allison, Sophia and Vladimir; two great-grandchildren, Connor and Olive; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held on Thursday, June 12, at 9:15 a.m. from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden and at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 22 Goodwill Ave, Meriden for a Mass of Christian burial. Burial with military honors will be in SS Peter &Paul Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Monsignor Bojnowski Manor, 50 Pulaski St., New Britain, CT 06053, or to St Lucien Residence, 532 Burritt St., New Britain, CT 06053.For online condolences, please visit www.jferryfh.com.
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Meriden, CT 06450
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Published in The Record-Journal on June 10, 2014
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