Carthage - Leon H. “Mick” Leeder, 83, of 704 Alexandria St., died late Wednesday evening, January 23, 2013, in the Skilled Nursing Unit of the Carthage Area Hospital after a brief illness.
Mr. Leeder was born in Carthage on July 2, 1929, the son of the late Delbert and Ella Imerson Leeder. He was a graduate of Carthage High School.
\He worked for the Latham Family in Deer River as a groomer for professional harness racing horses then later for Bezanilla Dairy and Campany Furniture Company of Carthage. For forty years, he and his business partner, George Wohnsiedler together operated the Carthage Furniture Company on State St. in Carthage.
Mr. Leeder has served on the Carthage Federal Savings and Loan Association Board of Directors from 1965 until the present time and has held the position of Chairman of the Board since 1973.
Mr. Leeder was a life member of BPOE Lodge # 1762, Carthage, founding member and President of Panther Mountain Fish and Game Club, Harrisville and Lake of the Woods Club, Buckingham, Que. Mick enjoyed annual fishing trips to Canada and big game hunting trips to Wyoming.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Six brothers, Emmett, Vern, Paul, Jack, Ross, Ralph and three sisters, Winnie, Phyllis and Irene predeceased him.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday at 3:00 PM at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, conducted by the members of the BPOE Elks Lodge in Carthage. Spring burial will be in the family plot in Fairview Cemetery, Carthage. A calling hour will precede the service from 2-3pm. There will be a reception at the Elks Club immediately following the services.
Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Carthage Elks Lodge # 1762, Christmas Shoe Party Program, P.O. Box 116, Carthage, NY 13619.
To leave an online condolence, go to www.bezanillafh.com.
Saturday, July 30, 2016, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake