LEONARD WAYNE DeFREECE, SR.
January 22, 1950 – March 9, 2018
Leonard Wayne DeFreece, Sr., of Newburgh, NY entered into eternal rest on March 9, 2018 at his residence. He was 68 years old.
The son of the late William Oliver DeFreece and Fannie Olive (Pinckney) DeFreece, Leonard was born on January 22, 1950 in Cornwall, NY.
Leonard was a retired Maintenance Worker for the US Military Academy at West Point, NY. He honorably and proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. ARMY during the Vietnam Era.
Leonard is survived by his wife, MaryJane DeFreece of Middletown, NY; his sons: Leonard W. DeFreece, Jr. and Marlyn T. DeFreece; and many family and friends.
Memorial Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 16th at Quigley Bros. Funeral Home, 337 Hudson St. Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 17th at the Orange County Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, 111 Craigville Road, Goshen, NY.
Memorial Contributions in Leonard’s name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 370 7th Avenue, Suite 1802, New York, NY 10001.
Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley Bros. Funeral Home; to send condolences or to get directions to the funeral home, please go to www.Quigleybros.com