SEGAL, Leonard (87), unexpectedly entered into rest on November 8, 2018, of Delray Beach Florida and formerly of Canton and Bourne, Massachusetts. Loving husband to the late Annette (Wean) Segal. Son of Albert Segal and Bessie (Tenovsky). Devoted and loving father of Debbie and Jeffrey Segal. Loving brother to the late George and Anne Segal. Loving uncle to Sheryl Segal and her husband Seth Emmer and David Segal and his wife Wendy. Great uncle to his nephew Jacob. For the last nine and a half years, he was a devoted and longtime companion to Elaine Hecht. Cherished friend of Elaine’s children, Sheri HechtLeonard and her husband Jeffrey Leonard and their children Devin and Caleigh, and Scott and his wife Tracy Hecht and their children and grandchildren. Also survived by many other loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. Lenny was also blessed with many close and wonderful friends from Massachusetts and from his home in Florida. Lenny was a proud veteran who formerly served in the Korean War. He served as a radio operator and was stationed in Germany. During the war he talked about the adventures, as a young man, of seeing many parts of Europe. He along with his brother George, for many years, were the owners of B & A Bargains, which was a wholesale/retail grocery store and a staple in the Dorchester, Massachusetts community. Lenny loved his family and many cherished friends. He also loved to travel with his wife and his dear friends. He travelled many times on extended vacations to St. Thomas, Marco Island, Florida, and Palm Springs, California. Also, for many years he owned a second home in Bourne, Massachusetts, where he and his wife shared many happy memories with friends and family both at their home and on Old Silver Beach. He also was known to frequent the Chart Room many weekends at Kingman Marina. With his wife and friends, he was fortunate enough to take many trips to Portugal, Israel, Germany, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean. In his later years, with his loving companion, he was able to take two transatlantic repositioning cruises, which he loved. He also travelled to Italy, Australia, New Zealand and Russia, to name a few. He also had plans for another Caribbean Cruise and a future trip to Alaska. In spite of losing loved ones over the years, Lenny kept a positive attitude. He loved life and was an inspiration to many.
Chapel Service at Schlossberg Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St., Canton, on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10 AM. Interment to follow at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Honor Flight, Inc., 175 South Tuttle Rd., Springfield, OH 45505 or www.HonorFlight. org or the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451-8750 or www.Heart.org.
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