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Schindo, Leonard F.

Leonard F. Schindo U.S. Coast Guard WWII
Leonard F. Schindo U.S. Coast Guard WWII

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Date of Birth: 6/1/1923
Died On: 4/22/2016
Street Address: 16 Nusery Lane
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Coast Guard-WWII

Veteran Code: USCG-21

Leonard F. Schindo

Leonard F. Schindo was born in New York on June 1, 1923, the son of Frank and Clara Schindo, he went through the Rye City school system. In Rye his family lived at 16 Nursery Lane.

Leonard enlisted and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. During World War II, he served in the Pacific Theatre with the Coast Guard.

After the war, Mr. Schindo served as the Court Clerk for the City of Rye. Throughout his life, he excelled in sports. He was an avid golfer and managed to score fourteen holes-in-one.

He enjoyed his days at Rye Golf Club, long morning walks on the Playland Boardwalk, and Tuesday night pizza with his brother Ed and friends.

Leonard F. Schindo, a lifelong resident of Rye, died April 22, 2016, while visiting his daughter in New Port Richey, Florida. He was 92.

He was survived by his wife of 65 years, Kathleen Schindo; two daughters, Kathie Bender (Louis) and Carol Schindo; a granddaughter, Danielle; a grandson, Louis Bender Jr.; his brothers, Frank and Ed Schindo; his cousins, Mary Savage and Jack Schindo; and many friends.

The eldest of five children, Mr. Schindo was predeceased by his sister, Mary Bisignano, and his brother, William Schindo.

A Memorial mass to celebrate his life was held at the Church of the Resurrection.
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5 of 5 Leonard Schindo/ Mary Schindo May 22, 2020
Reviewer: Carol Schindo from [email protected]  
I have alot of WWII Coast Guard photos my father kept in a large album...Hawaii, Lake Michigan..Also a group photo with my Aunt Mary (Schindo) when she was stationed in Fl.. I'd  be happy to share. share..discharge  paper also.

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