Julius "Pete" Karl Leichnitz

July 28, 1926 - November 19, 2011

Julius "Pete" Karl Leichnitz

July 28, 1926 - November 19, 2011


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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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Obituary for Julius "Pete" Karl Leichnitz

Julius “Pete” Karl Leichnitz
Passed away peacefully at London Health Sciences Center, University Hospital on November 19, 2011 at the age of 85 years with his dear family at his side. Pete will be sadly missed by his dear wife Colleen and her family, His Sons & Daughter, Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. Pete will be fondly remembered by his Brother and 5 Sisters, nieces and nephews as well as many dear friends. Predeceased by 2 Sisters and 2 Brothers. Pete Spent his working years with Canadian General Electric, played hockey on the 1948 Olympic Hockey Team the year they won the Gold Metal then later inducted into the hockey hall of fame. He thoroughly enjoyed his bridge and golf games with his many good friends. His greatest love was his family. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Pete’s life will take place at St. Paul’s United Church 88 Bidwell Street Tillsonburg ON, on Saturday December 17, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to; the War Amps, Cancer research, or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Ostrander’s Funeral Home 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg, ON (519) 842-5221. Personal condolences may be made at www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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