Spanning Three Centuries of Service

16 Shea Place ~ New Rochelle, NY 10805

P: (914) 632-2700

F: (914) 632-3759

Leon Stokes

Leon Stokes, lifelong resident of the Bronx, passed away on December 6, 2020 at the age of 76. Leon spent his life in the outdoors enjoying many days of fishing and hunting with family and friends. In addition to his time spent on his outdoor hobbies, he loved spending time with his dog Ruby walking down City Island Avenue daily. Along his walks he and Ruby spent a lot of time chatting with his friends on City Island. Leon’s neighbors of over 30 years meant the world to him and quickly became his family.
Leon was an IronWorker a part of the Local 545 union. Along with being a union member, his fantastic iron work was installed at homes all around our area. In 2007 he retired from Albert Einstein College as a carpenter. Throughout his career he built many relationships that held a special place in his heart.
Leon is predeceased by his father Edward, mother Mary and brother Edward. Leon is survived by his wife Patricia (Duffy). Patricia and Leon were married for 44 wonderful years. Leon is also survived by his sister Patricia. Leon was the loving father to Leon, Frank (Robin) and Edward (Leanna). Leon was the grandfather to Frank Jr., Logan, Leo and Vincent Stokes.
Visitation will be on Wednesday 12/9 from 4-8 pm. A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea on Thursday 12/10 at 10:00 am. A private cremation will follow the funeral mass. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Leon’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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