WATERLOO - Leonard E. Marr, Sr., age, passed away, Thursday (October 17, 2013) at Huntington Living Center.
Friends and family are invited to call, Tuesday, October 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Mull Funeral Home, 113 Virginia Street. A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday (October 24) at Saint Mary's Church, Waterloo. Burial will follow in Saint Mary's Cemetery, with full military honors, conducted by the American Legion Post 435 and VFW Post 6433 of Waterloo.
Leonard was born on April 18, 1923 in Clyde the son of the late Anthony and Theresa DeFabio-Marr. He was a graduate of Clyde High School. He entered the U.S. Army in March 1943. He was honorable discharged three years later, but not before being part of First Army, 99th Division, operations in Germany, Belgium and France.
Leonard enjoyed his career in construction and supervision and he served as clerk-of-the-works for major efforts, contributing to school, college and hospital construction projects. He retired as a guard from the Seneca Army Depot in 1988. He was a member of the VFW in Clyde and served on the Waterloo Village Planning Board.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, on Saturday October 26, 2013, Rose M. Bruzzese-Marr of Waterloo; sons, Leonard (Donna) and Vincent (Kathy) Marr both of Waterloo; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Leonard is preceded in death by his sisters, Anna Buttaccio and Grace Rice; brothers, Charles, Joseph, Nicholas and John (Elizabeth) Marro.