Leonard John Love
December 15, 1922- June 30, 2012
Leonard John Love, 89 of Lusby, MD, formerly of Princeton, WV passed away on June 30, 2012 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick, MD. He was born on December 15, 1922 in New York City, NY to the late Alice Elizabeth and George Gilbert Love. He was the beloved husband to Mary Dawson Love whom he married in Rye, NH on May 27, 1943 and she preceded him in death on December 20, 2002.
Leonard graduated from Hempstead High School in 1940 and went on to join the US Navy. He served honorably from March 19, 1942 to January 13, 1948 completing seven submarine war patrols in the Pacific Theater during WWII. He received a Navy Unit Commendation, WWII Victory Medal, American Area Ribbon, and Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon. After returning home, Leonard became an Insurance Adjuster for General Adjustment Bureau where he worked for 28 years and retired in 1987. He was a member of the Submarine Veterans of WWII, American Legion, Elks, and Moose Lodges. He enjoyed painting pictures, woodworking, playing pool, and driving around in his car.
Leonard is survived by his sons, Patrick Love of Charleston, WV and Timothy Love and his wife Margaret of Lusby, MD, and one grandson, Ryan W. Love of New York, NY. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and brother, George C. Love.
All arrangements will be private. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD.
Monday, January 1, 1900