Julius "Pete" Karl Leichnitz Obituary

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, July 28th, 1926

Date of Death:

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Funeral Home:

Ostrander's Funeral Home Limited
43 Bidwell Street
Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA
N4G 3T6


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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