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Leonard Schork

March 23, 1920 — October 11, 2014

Leonard Schork, 94, of Westfield, NJ, and Southport, Maine, died peacefully on Saturday October 11, 2014, at the Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains, NJ. He was a resident of Westfield for the past 55 years.
Leonard's Service of Remembrance will begin at 11:00AM Tuesday October 14, 2014 at The Presbyterian Church in Westfield, NJ. Interment will be in Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, NJ. Arrangements by Gray Funeral Directors of Westfield, NJ. To view a tribute of Leonard's life and to leave condolences, please visit www.grayfuneralhomes.com.
Born in Newark, NJ, March 23, 1920, he was the son of Leonard and Lucy Mierau Schork. Leonard was raised in Maplewood, NJ, where he graduated from Columbia High School. He graduated from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA in 1941, and received his Masters degree in Business from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.
Mr. Schork was a chemical and electrical design engineer, with the RCA Corporation, retiring from the Somerville, NJ plant. During World War II, he worked with the Army Corps of Engineers, and was involved with the Manhattan Project. He also mentored inmates at the East Jersey State Prison, Rahway, NJ while working for RCA . Leonard was also a consultant with the National Executive Service Corps. He later worked in sales and design with Cindy Pools, Inc. in Watchung, NJ.
During his retirement, Leonard volunteered at RWJ Rahway Medical Center's Emergency Department, and also managed many office buildings in the Westfield area. Leonard also enjoyed woodworking, and boating.
Leonard was preceded in death by his son Bruce Schork, and his daughter-in-law Judi Schork. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Jean H. (Schwab) Schork, his daughter Lynn Schork, and her partner Richard Pond of West Hartford, CT, two grandsons: Daniel Schork, and his wife Madison of Lithia, FL and Randall Schork of Keystone, CO.
Memorial contributions may be in his memory to the Center for Hope Hospice, Scotch Plains, NJ.
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