Leon R. Lenick, 73, of Freidensburg, passed away Thursday evening at the Lehigh Valley Health Center, Pottsville with his brother Mike Lenick at his bedside.
Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Andrew and Mabel Katchmanek Lenick.
He was a 1965 graduate of the former Cass Twp High school. He was retired from the Post Casting Co. He was a former member of the Minersville Racing Pigeon Club and the Pine Grove Racing Pigeon Club. He had many different kinds of Pigeons all his life.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Fred.
He is survived by a daughter Jane, Bend, Oregon; 5 brothers, Ted and William, Wilmington, Del., John, Newtown, Michel, Freidensburg and Francis, Tampa, Fla.; nieces and nephews.
Private services will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Leon’s memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com