Walter J. Leonarczyk Obituary

Walter J.  Leonarczyk
Walter J. Leonarczyk

July 16, 1936 - October 11, 2020
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Resided in Lebanon, New Jersey



Walter J. Leonarczyk

84, died October 11, 2020.

Walter was born and raised in Philadelphia and formerly of Branchburg before moving to Lebanon in 1996. He was employed as a technical writer at RCA for over 17 years. He then worked at Burroughs Corporation, Timex and Rowan Inc, and CF Cleaners which he owned and operated until his retirement in 2012. He was a communicant of St. Bernard RC Church in Bridgewater and was a member of their Men’s Club. Walter was a former member of the Somerville Elks. In his spare time, Walter enjoyed woodworking and fixing things around his house. He was an avid Philadelphia Eagles Football fan. Walter will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is predeceased by his brother Edward Leonarczyk and sister Helen Gniewek.

Surviving are his loving wife of 59 years Rita Caruso Leonarczyk, son James Leonarczyk, daughter Diane Zaccagna and husband David, brother Stanley Leonarczyk, and three grandchildren Conner, Corey, and Chloe.

Cremation will be private. A memorial mass will be announced at a later date at St. Bernard RC Church in Bridgewater. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville.

Donations can be made to Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. To send condolences to the family, please visit






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