Leonard Englander

Leonard Englander

Leonard Englander, 90, of St. Louis died June 22, 2011. He was born in Brooklyn.

Mr. Englander worked as an engineer at various companies and most recently at Kramer Trenton Company, retiring in 1995.

He graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY, and, after World War II, attended Rutgers University and Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.

He served as a cadet and engineer in the U.S. Coast Guard, Merchant Marine Division, during World War II. He was honorably discharged from the Coast Guard in 1945 but continued to serve in the U.S. Naval Reserve, where he taught at its Officers School until he was discharged in 1961 with the rank of lieutenant.

He was active in Trenton’s Jewish community and was a sports enthusiast, playing handball, golf, and tennis for many years.

Predeceased by his wife of more than 50 years, Pearl Kramer Englander, he is survived by his companion, Muriel Gilberg of Wildwood; a daughter, Lucy Brinster; a son, Michael; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Private services were held with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Princeton Junction.

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