Leonard Pearl, 86, of Hamden, devoted husband of 58 years to Joan (Broder) Pearl, died at Ct. Hospice on Nov. 23, 2013. Born in Springfield, Ma., Sept. 13, 1927, he was the son of the late Max & Ethel (Savin) Pearl. Beloved Father of Gary (Deneen) Pearl, Stuart (Tami) Pearl, & Robin (Hillard) Einbinder.
Dear Brother of Pauline Rosenberg. Cherished Grandfather of Sareen (Andrew) Hagedorn, Scott Pearl, Emily Pearl, Ryan Pearl, Max Einbinder, Rachel Einbinder, Ira Einbinder, and Hayden Einbinder.
A Hillhouse High School graduate and receiving a BS in Insurance from the University of Ct School of Business, Len served in the Merchant Marines during WW II and in the Army during the Korean War.
An avid reader and a long-time member of Temple Beth Shalom and later Congregation Or Shalom, Len was a District Manager for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for 34 years until his retirement.
You will be missed Len. Private Funeral Services will be held at The Beth El Cemetery, Waterbury, for immediate family members only.
Memorial Contributions may be sent to Congregation Or Shalom, 205 Old Grassy Hill Rd., Orange, CT 06477, Ct. Hospice, Inc, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.
A Period of Mourning was observed at 254 Charles Court, Orange on Sunday 6p.m.-8p.m. and will be observed on Monday at 418 Northwood Dr., Orange, 2p.m.-4p.m. & 6p.m.-8p.m.
Funeral Arrangements in care of Robert E. Shure Funeral Home, New Haven.www.shurefuneralhome.com