Richard Leinweber

12 Jul 2020 | 05:29

Richard Leinweber of Warwick, a retired self-employed truck driver, entered into rest on Friday, July 10, 2020. He was 90.

The son of John Leinweber and Sophie Paffenroth Leinweber, he was born on Oct. 28, 1929, in Warwick.

He was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Little York and was a member of Twin Stream Rod & Gun Club in Mountaindale.

Dad loved hunting, cooking and his condo in Florida. He was always the life of any party and his unwavering faith in God never failed him. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his daughter Darlene Bruno and husband Paul; daughter Denise Royce and husband Allan; grandchildren Kristen Vivian Bruno and Paul Vito Bruno; sisters Lilian Eurich, Mildred Kulak and Ruth Ann Higgins and husband Andrew; along with several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife Vivian Decker Leinweber and brothers, Al and James Leinweber.

Visitation was held July 14 at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida.

A service was held July 15 at the funeral home, followed by a committal burial service in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery. Pastor Christopher Grant officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 70 Little York Road, Warwick, NY 10990.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home.

To send a condolence online, please go to www.purtafuneralhome.com.