Advertisement
 
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Amsterdam, NY ,

 

Advertisement

Leonard Morris Sochin

Friday, July 18, 2014 - Updated: 10:01 AM

July 17, 2014

Leonard Morris Sochin, 94, son of the late David and Jane Sochin, of Albany and formerly of Amsterdam, NY, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife of sixty-nine years, Esther (Goldstein) Sochin; Loving father of Dana Kramer and Joel, and Sharon Radden and Jeffrey. Cherished grandfather of Glenn and Allison, Brad and Danielle, Daniel and Jennifer and Eric; great grandfather of Talia, Zoe, Jacob, Edward and Micah and his adoring sister Ruth Sochin Family as well as several nieces.

Leonard was a clothier in Amsterdam for over fifty years and was the owner of the former Len Sochin's Men's Shop. His store was always a hub for political discussions on all levels. Leonard was very proud of his service in the Navy during World War II, having served in both the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters of Operations. He was also at the landing on the beach in Normandy on D-Day and was awarded the Lifetime Medal from the French government. He was a former president of the Congregation Sons of Israel, a member of the Amsterdam Masonic Lodge, and the BPO Elks Lodge. He also sponsored a bowling team and was an original member of the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course.

Services are Sunday at 2:00 pm at the Congregation Sons of Israel, 355 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam. Cantor Glenn Groper officiating. Interment will follow with military honors in Temple of Israel Cemetery, Cranesville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the National Parkinson's Foundation, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741. His family has entrusted his care to the staff of Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam. On-line guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
Subscribe to The Recorder

 

The Recorder Sports Schedule

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Saturday, February 13, 2016

    Four face charges after fights at school
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016

    Concerns spark resignations
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016

    Officials express concern wage hike will hurt business
    Monday, February 08, 2016

    Family begins endowment to help Make-A-Wish kids
    Monday, February 08, 2016

    Donations lining up to help develop park in East End
    Monday, February 08, 2016

    Council plans to sell some foreclosures separately
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016

    GASD narrows superintendent field to three
    Friday, February 12, 2016

    Fonda, Fultonville face a deficit in the sewer budget
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016

    Gloversville man charged with murdering his wife
    Thursday, February 11, 2016

Advertisement

Copyright © McClary Media, Inc.

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook