Leonard F. Bronder

May 8, 1942 ~ May 21, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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May 8, 1942 – May 21, 2022

Age 80, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

Born in Pittsburgh on May 8, 1942 to the late Norbert and Bertha Bronder;

Loving husband of the late Marylin (Espy) Bronder; cherished father of Julie (Ted) Szalla,

Donna (Jeff) Snyder and the late Susan Bronder; stepfather to the late Danny Espy; proud

grandfather of Dan Jr., Teddy C, Danny “DJ”, Sara (Dan), Tony (Laura), Phillip (Kelly),

Stephanie, Christopher, Corey, Jacob, Alexis, and the late Michael Bronder and Nickole Espy;

adoring great-grandfather of Robert, Alexia, Teleah, Harper and Avery(and their mother Gina

Zakharin); dear brother to the late Rita Wilk, Alfred Bronder, Margaret Reinhart and Norbert

Bronder; treasured uncle, cousin and friend of many. Leonard served proudly in the U.S.Marine

Corps 1960-64. He was an officer at the VFW Post 694 in Dormont, the American Legion in

Brookline and the Italian Club in Carrick. He worked for and retired from J & L Steel Works

after 26 years of dedicated service. Leonard was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He was

a tremendous fan of the the Pittsburgh Pirates and Buffalo Bills. Friends and family shall be

received Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 2-4 & 6-8pm at Ball Funeral Chapel, Inc. 600 Dunster

St., Pittsburgh, PA. 15226. Where a blessing service shall be held Friday, May 27, 2022 at 10am.

Followed by interment with Military Honors at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

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May 26, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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May 26, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ball Funeral Chapel, Inc

Blessing Service
May 27, 2022

10:00 AM
Ball Funeral Chapel, Inc


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