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Leonard Belfus

Leonard Belfus

August 15, 1921 September 9, 2020

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Obituary for Leonard Belfus

Leonard Belfus of Hatboro, PA passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at New Seasons at New Britain, Chalfont, PA. He was 99.

Leonard was born in Newark, NJ to the late Abraham and Eva (Friedland) Belfus. He attended Weequahic high school and graduated in 1939. After high school, Leonard enlisted in the Army Air Force and became a bomber pilot in World War II. He was stationed in the Philippines and flew 52 missions. After the war he moved to Hatboro where he opened Len’s Shoe Box in 1952 and it remained open for 53 years.

Leonard was president of Rotary, Kiwanis, Hatboro Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Hatboro School Board. His passions were golf and tennis and he was a member of Warrington Country Club and Philmont Country Club.

Leonard was the beloved husband of the late Elaine Leopold; loving father of Andrew and Randall Belfus; cherished brother of the late Ben Belfus, Jean Gamburg and Rose Belfus; dearest grandfather of Mollie Belfus.

Services will be private.

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Sherry Goulding sent flowers to the family of Leonard Belfus.
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Sherry Goulding

I was so sad to hear of your dad's passing Andy. Thinking about you and your family. With love,
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Freda Stover

So sorry about your Father's passing! Wonderful person and father. I took care of you Andy and Randy when you were quite young. You were living over the shoe store! You were good little guys! Prayers!! Freda Taggart Stover
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Marty Burke and Marcy Dovi

In Loving Memory of Leonard Belfus. Marty Burke and Marcy Dovi
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Lynda Marley

So very sorry to hear of Len! He enriched the lives of some many over the years and always made buying shoes for the kids fun. My prayers to the family.
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Lisa Quirk

So sorry for your loss...
So happy you had a long and joy-filled life with Len!
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