Leon passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving family on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at the age of 73 years.
Leon was a dedicated and loving husband, father, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. He was predeceased by his sister, Freda, father, Raphael and mother, Leah. Leon is survived by his wife of fifty years, Judy; and his sons Alan (Alexandra, Davita and Thea), Philip (Reese, Leora and Nate) and Richard (Anna and Leah Claire). Leon was much loved by Judy’s family, the Zybutz Family; Len, Deb, Mark (Diana), Megan (Ron), Dan, Niall, Tyrone, Cian, Minnie Blume and family; Issy Zybutz and family; as well as many close friends. Leon epitomized love. He was kind, gentle and always willing to help those in need. He was a wonderful teacher and lived a life of honesty and integrity – a great example to us all. We will miss him terribly.
The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Rockyview General Hospital and, in particular, Dr. Dargie, for their exceptional skill, support and compassion. Funeral Services will be held at the Chevra Kadisha of Calgary, (North East Corner of Highway 22X & 37th Street S.W.,) on Friday January 25, 2008 at 12:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow.
Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA OF CALGARY, North East Corner of Highway 22X & 37th Street S.W., Telephone: 244-4717.Print This Obituary & Condolences