Leonard Potenza passed away February 10, 2020 at his home in South Carolina.
Lenny, as he was adoringly known by family and friends, was born on August 7, 1946 in Yonkers, NY to Elvera and Leonard Potenza. He attended Yonkers schools graduating in 1964 and was known for being a tremendous athlete during this time and well into adulthood. He played basketball, baseball, football, softball and golf. Lenny is a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam war, where he earned many medals of accommodation including The Purple Heart. He was employed by Con Edison in 1969, spending 35 years working in the URD unit and playing on the Con Ed softball team.
Lenny was predeceased by his parents Elvera and Leonard Potenza and infant brother Michael. He is survived by his 2 daughters Denise Potenza and Lisa Krasnow (Wayne), his brothers Richard (Jill) and Ronald (Theresa), as well as many loving cousins, nieces, nephew, and friends that he considered family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Disabled Veterans of America or the Hope for Heroes Foundation. (heroeshope.org)
Mr. Potenza's services have been postponed at this time. Please check back later for further information. Thank you for your understanding.
Our facility at 732 Yonkers Avenue is independently owned & operated by Richard & Michael Ruggiero. This location is staffed by Michael, Eileen, Michelle and Andrew Ruggiero. At this time, this is the only facility owned and operated by the Ruggiero family