Leonard D. Jedrek, 63, of Warren, PA., died Thursday afternoon, February 9, 2017 at Warren General Hospital Emergency Room after an extended illness.
He was born April 17, 1953 in New York Mills, N.Y. to the late John and Mary Ozog Jedrek.
Leonard was a Warren area resident since 1979 and was a graduate of New York Mills High School, and a graduate of Clarkson University of Pottsdam, N.Y. with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
He was employed for 35 years with U.S. Forest Service as a Civil Engineer, retiring in 2013.
He was an avid golfer, hunter and fisherman. Leonard enjoyed cooking, especially at his former hunting camp on Robin Hill Rd, playing hockey, white water rafting and making projects at his home. He did extensive traveling in his life time. He is fondly remembered for his intense sense of humor, wrapping Christmas gifts to himself pretending they came from his wife, Kim.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Kimberly Gustafson Jedrek whom he married July 18, 1981 in Warren, PA., 3 Daughters –Erin Briggs and husband, Shane, Meaghan Kirkpatrick and husband, John, Taylor Jedrek and boyfriend, Adam Petrovich, 1 Grandson – Quinn Robert Briggs all of Pittsburgh, PA., 1 Sister – Regina Ellis & husband, Fred of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Mother-in-law, Geraldine Gustafson of Warren, PA., 1 Brother –in-law, Randy Gustafson and wife, Deborah of Bloomsburg, PA., several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Robert Gustafson.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 5 to 8 P.M. where a funeral and committal service will be conducted Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Zem Zem Shrine’s Hospital for Children, 1645 W. 8th Street, Erie, PA., 16505.
E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com