Leonard L. Holt
1941 - 2021
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Leonard L. Holt, 79, of Murrysville, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021, at UPMC East, in Monroeville. He was born Dec. 8, 1941, in Yukon, while President Roosevelt's Declaration of War was being broadcast on the radio. He was the son of the late Sherman and Martha Hill Holt. He was a veteran of the Navy, having served during the Vietnam War. He proudly served aboard the USS Taconic as a senior electrician mechanic operator. He was honorably discharged in September of 1968. Prior to his retirement, he was a patrolman for Murrysville Police Department for more than 23 years. Leonard was a charter member of the Murrysville Alliance Church, which he helped in the construction and ministry with his father-in-law, the Rev. John Pugh. He was a longtime member of Fort Allen Antique Club, and a member of the Delmont Apple and Arts Festival INC. committee. He loved to spend the Festival talking with people. Leonard loved to garden and work in his yard. He also enjoyed working on antique tractors and his home that he and Carol built together. Leonard is survived by his wife of more than 51 years, Carol Pugh Holt; a son, Lance (Johnny) Holt; three grandchildren, Amanda, Ashley and Johnathan; two sisters, Patricia Montebault and Sandra Sinan; a brother, Robert (Sharon) Holt; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a brother-in-law, David (Nancy) Pugh; and a sister-in-law, Esther (Daniel) Baran. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday with a police memorial service at 6 p.m. by the Allegheny Valley Fraternal Order of Police at Murrysville Alliance Church where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Murrysville Alliance Church, 4130 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville, PA 15668. Please write Leonard's name in the memo. www.hartfuneralhomeinc.com.

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Published in Tribune Review on Apr. 7, 2021.
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April 9, 2021
Thank You for your kindness. Enjoyed our conversations. God Bless & Keep You.
Erich & Rheba Salac
April 7, 2021
Thank you Leonard for your dedicated service to the people of Murrysville as a Police Officer. As a Trooper at Kiski Valley we always new we could count on you and all Officers from your Department as back up if needed. RIP brother
Frank Stanley
April 7, 2021
Carol and family, my sincere sympathy to all of you. Leonard and I shared many stories and coffee when he came to therapy. He will be missed.
Debbie Kratochvil, retired from Delmont Therapy
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