OBITUARY

Leo J Pruner

May 9, 1928November 7, 2018
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Leo J. Pruner, age 90, of Highland each, Florida, went home to the Lord on November 7th, 2018. Leo is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan Pruner. He is also survived by his sisters Marion Dietrich and Agnes Kearns, his children James, Robert, Frank (Lisa) Pruner. Linda (Fred) Fay, his grandchildren James, Matthew and Amy Pruner, Robert and Lorraine Fay, and Jessica Sarli. His brothers Francis, Eugene, and James Pruner predeceased Leo. Leo graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1948 and married Joan in 1957. They lived in Montclair, NJ for five years, and Caldwell, NJ for 29 years. Leo retired from GE in 1990 when they moved to Florida. Leo ushered at St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell and St. Lucy Church in Highland Beach, Florida He was involved in Scouting in Caldwell for 18 years with Pack 3 as Assistant Cub Master, Cub Master, Weblos Leader, Troop leader, Scout Master and chairman of the Explorer post. He was actively involved in Cross-Trails square dance club from 1976 to 1990, where he served as president for two years and ran its youth group for 4 years. He was an active member in 4 camping clubs in New Jersey: with the scout families, the Caldwellites, Cross Trail Square Wheelers and the Garden State Square Dance Club. In Florida he served on the Seagate Board of Directors for two years and was responsible for installation of sprinkler systems, air conditioning, painting of the buildings, managing the grounds, and installing new docks. In 2001 Leo joined the Community Emergency Response Team and in 2002 was made leader of that group. While leading the group he was able to build it up to 40 members and had access to $5,000 in medical supplies for Highland Beach to use in case of a hurricane or other emergencies. Services will be handled by Babione-Kraeer Funeral Home, 1100 North Federal Highway Boca Raton, Florida 33432. Visitation will be Monday, November 12, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 3510 South Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach, Florida 33487 on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at the Gardens Mausoleum, 4103 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, Florida 33431. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Lucy Catholic Church, 3510 South Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach, Florida 33487 or Alzheimer’s Association.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Mass of the Christian Burial Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  • Reception Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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