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LEONARD, Robert D., MD
LEONARD - Robert D., Md October 13, 2016, age 92, endeared husband of Aurea (nee Stempin, Drzewiecki) and the late Lucile Hickman Leonard; devoted father of Marion (Alan) Giambattista, Shirley (Ronald) Coleman, Ellen (Dan) Dirksen and Robert (Patricia) Leonard; grandfather of seven; great-grandfather of three; dear son of the late Marion (nee Slater) and Dr. Harold Leonard; brother of the late Edward, Bill and Judson. Dr. Leonard is survived by many friends at Canterbury Woods, a Senior Retirement Life Care Community. Dr. Leonard was educated at Oberlin College in Ohio. His education was interrupted for 21/2 years by World War II, during which time he served in the Army Infantry in Germany. After the war, he returned to Oberlin to complete his education. Then, he attended Medical School at Western Reserve in Cleveland. He did his post-graduate work at E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital. His specialty was Internal Medicine, which he practiced for 30 years in Hamburg, NY. Services to be held at a date to be announced. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorials may in Dr. Leonard's memory to Canterbury Woods Benevolence Fund, 705 Renaissance Dr., Williamsville, NY 14221 or the World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th St. NW, Washington, DC 20037. Online condolences at www.denglerrobertspernafuneral.com.