LeechHarold2Harold was born on December 2nd, 1927 in Blackpool, England.  As a young man Harold entered the Army and served in the RASC during WW II in Italy.  After the war Harold played professional football (soccer) for Blackpool England and had a passion for watching it in his later years.  Harold passed peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Thursday November 14th, 2013 in his 86th year.  Beloved husband of Jean Leech (nee Gosling).  Harold and Jean had a love for children and fostered over 100 children over the years.  Loving father of Julie Colangelo (Rocco), Jeremy Ellicott (Cindy) and Helen.  Dear grandfather of Lenny (Amanda), Jenna And Melissa.  Fondly remembered by his step brother Brian in England.  Harold will be missed by his best companion Poppy.  At Harold’s request there will be no visiting or service.  A private family gathering will take place at a later date.  If desired, donations may be made to Sick Kid’s Hospital Foundation or the War Amps.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com

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