W. F. "Leroy" Neukum

January 25th, 1944 - October 5th, 2017

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W.F. “Leroy” Neukum, age 73, of Warren, PA, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie.  He was born January 25, 1944, in Paterson, NJ.

 

Leroy was a proud, loving, dedicated father. He served in the U.S. Navy where he received a Navy Unit Commendation, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign medal. He worked at the Warren Area Agency on Aging, where he volunteered after his retirement. He also volunteered for Crime Stoppers, Hooktown Holidays, and the Salvation Army.  He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, and traveling.

 

Leroy was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Ann “Mitzie” (Krumpholz) Scott.  Survivors include three children, Kim Hollabaugh, husband Kenneth, Townville, PA, Karen Cain, husband Tracy, Chicora, PA, and Colby Neukum, wife Nichole, of Warren, PA; four granddaughters, Marnie & Joey Cain, Sydney & Taylor Hollabaugh; a great-grandson, Wren Kyle Cain-Wishon; a sister, Cynthia Vandunk, husband Leonard, New Port Richey, FL, and a brother, Robert Neukum, wife Janine, Glenwood, NJ.

 

The family will hold a private memorial service. Arrangements were handled by Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street at Greengarden Boulevard, Erie.  In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Hooktown Holidays, P.O. Box 1751, Warren, PA  16365.