WOCKNITZ; Leonard Sylvester –changed his address from Moira Place Long Term Care to Heaven, on Monday, November 13th, 2017, in his 89th year. Words could never fully express the essence of this gentle, but strong, loving, faith-filled, compassionate, thoughtful, kind hearted man and just how much he was loved. Dear son of the late Paul & Susan Wocknitz. Beloved husband of Laurette Lucille Wocknitz (Graves) (nee Gagne) & the late Eileen Wocknitz (nee Speck). Cherished father of Aaron Jones, Kevin Wocknitz, Kelly Allan (James), Pauline Crouse (Michael), Paul Graves (Doris), Roseanne Clarke (Norman), Dora Hinze, Kirk Graves (Debbie) and Annette Bergeron (Jim). Also lovingly remembered by 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by: his sons, Timothy and Shaun; his son-in-law, Cecil Hinze; 3 grandchildren, and by his siblings: Eva, Stella, Gertrude, Alice, Pearl, Mae, William, Earl, Raymond and Roy. He  served his country and retired from the RCAF in 1968 and then worked at Public Utilities for 20 years. His family and friends will miss him immensely. Cremation has already taken place.

A private memorial service will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273). Pastor John Tedford officiating. Inurnment to be held in the spring at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Brighton.

If desired, donations to The National Air Force Museum of Canada (NAFMC) may be made in his honour.

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