Leonard S. Schwartz, 100, born March 22, 1919, died June 18, 2019.
Beloved husband of Charlotte Kramer (nee Rosenthal) and the late Corinne. Loving father of Sandra Mott, Barry (Merle) Schwartz, Howard (Charlene) Schwartz, Roger (Catherine) Schwartz and stepfather of Mark (Nancy) Kramer. Devoted grandfather of Carolyn (Shane) Martin, Sara (Jason) Barnes, Daniel Schwartz (Josephine Vu) , Cory Schwartz, Rachel (Andrew) Menditch, Dustin, Nicole and Malorie Schwartz, Toby (Lisa Marie) Kramer, Elizabeth (Erik) Auerbach and Benjamin Kramer. Great-grandfather of nine. Dear brother of the late Bernice Eisen, Shirley Baum and Muriel Cowic. Cherished uncle of Bruce Chemel and Harry Baum.
Leonard was the president of the Monroe Company and served in the United States Army during WWII in army intelligence.
With his wife Charlotte Kramer, they started a Cleveland chapter of the “I Have a Dream” program. This program promised funding for the college tuition of students from one 6th grade class in urban Cleveland to go to college.
The family wishes to thank Brigitte Schiffer and staff for their loving, compassionate and skilled care. Services will be held at 2 p.m. June 20 in the Mayfield Mausoleum at the Mayfield Cemetery, 2749 Mayfield Road in Cleveland Heights.
Family will receive friends following services and interment until 8 p.m. June 20 at the residence, 18101 Shaker Blvd. in Shaker Heights.
In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute to the charity of their choice in Leonard’s memory.