Leonard Richard Giknis

Dallastown, Pennsylvania

1921 - 2019 (Age 97)


Dallastown, Pennsylvania


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Leonard Richard GiknisDallastown - Leonard Richard Giknis, better known as Gish or Pop, passed away at the age of 97 on March 23, 2019.Born on December 5, 1921 in Baltimore to Lithuanian immigrants escaping the Bolshevik Revolution, Pop pursued the ideals of a first-generation American. After...

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My thoughts and prayers to you and all you families in your time of loss. An accomplished man and very creative. We will have to watch for his creations in the clouds and sky each day.

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This was a amazing and very accomplished man. So very sorry to hear of his passing. May God bless the family as they mourn the loss of a very special person.

A life well lived! Wishing you all peace and comfort in the days ahead.

I'm so sorry for your loss. I met your dad a few years ago. I was behind him driving when he hit a slick spot on the road and hit a tree. I waited with him for awhile before tow truck came. He was a very interesting man. Had me captivated by telling me of his career in drawing. I even believe he gave me a small sketch he drew. I really did enjoy that time with him. If he left an impression on me who only spent an hour or so with him, I can't imagine the joy he brought to those his family and...

We're so sorry to hear of your loss.
Please accept our deepest sympathies.

Marcia & Gary

Marsha, Andy, Lorann, Alicia, Stacy, Val and kids, so very sorry for your loss. Sending my love. Rest in Peace, Uncle Gish.

Heartfelt condolences to the family. I have many wonderful memories being in the Giknis home and riding with Alicia. Mr. & Mrs. Giknis were always so kind and welcoming to all. God Bless

Colleen Adamy

Leonard was an amazing man who I always admired. His love of family, art and life will be the things I remember most. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.