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Leonard J. Masulis

September 19, 1932 May 21, 2015
Leonard J. Masulis
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Leonard J. Masulis of Elyria passed away Thursday May 21, 2015 at New Life Hospice after a battle with cancer. He was born September 19, 1932 in Chicago,Illinois. Leonard was active in the Boy Scouts achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Leonard served his Country in the United States Air Force as a non-commissioned officer assigned to Base Expansion Engineering out of Edwards Air Force Base.He served in Germany and was a veteran of the Korean War and a life member of VFW post # 1079. Leonard graduated in 1967 with a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and moved his family to Perrysburg,Ohio. He spent most of his caereer with Owens-Illinois in Toledo, where he was awarded 3 patents for his work on equipment and process. Leonard was a member of the International Material Management Society on the Editorial Advisory Board and a member of Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry. He also worked for PCA in Ashland , Oh , Alsons in Hillsdale, Michigan and Moen in Elyria. Leonard married the love of his life Carol on August 26, 1961. They enjoyed golfing, traveling , gardening , visiting with their grandchildren and reading together. Survivors include his wife Carol (nee Frank) , daughter Karen Masulis of Cleveland , grandsons Jacob and Alexander , niece Diane , nephews Joseph and Robert. He was preceded in death by his parents Alexander and Anastasia (nee Lentauskas) and son James (April 2015). Family will receive friends 11AM - 12 NOON Saturday May 30, 2015 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57) Elyria 440-322-4626 , where a Celebration of Life will be at 12 NOON, with full military honors provided by VFW post # 1079. Pastor Jim Herbolsheimer of St. John Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial Private. Online condolences may be expressed at


12 NOON Saturday May 30, 2015

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria


11AM-12 NOON Saturday May 30, 2015

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria

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