LEONARD KUZMINSKISept. 17, 1924 - April 16, 2002Mr. Leonard Kuzminski, age 77 years, a resident of 136 Cottonwood Crescent, passed away following a brief illness, in Thunder Bay Regional Hospital - General on Tuesday, April 16th, 2002 with his family at his side. Born in the Ukraine, hecame to Canada as a very small child and lived in Stuartburn, Manitoba until 1939, then moved to Fort William. Leonard served in the army with the Black Watch Regiment, went overseas and was wounded in France. He operated his own mens clothing store (Lakehead Clothing) for many years and latterly, was employed by Sears as a Department Manager. Leonard was Past President and lifetime member of the Port Arthur Prosvita Society, Prosvita's Senior Club, Ukrainian National Federation, Royal Canadian Legion Port Arthur Branch #5 for over fifty years and was an active member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of All Saints. Leonard received a Volunteer Service Award from the City of Thunder Bay. He enjoyed traveling, his camp at Northern Lights, and later at Come by Chance at Whitefish Lake.Leonard is survived by his loving wife Eleanor; daughter Judy (Lorne) Fedoruk; six grandchildren: Dean, Blair (Debbie) and Ryan; son's children: Sherry (Edward), Shawna (Brian), Jamie; five great-grandhildren: Isaiah, Abigail, Lucy, Shaelynn, Evan; brother George (Dolly); four sisters: Nancy Chalet, Vickie (Walter) Pawluk, Emily (Bill) Gelevan and Verna Stenecki from Toronto (presently here). Also surviving are numerous nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his loving son Glen in 1991, parents Jacob and Dora Kuzminski, sister Laverne Craven and brother Bill. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 20th at 9:15 a.m. in the Chapel of Harbourview Funeral Centre, officiated by Rev. William Maluzynsky. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Branch #5 Royal Canadian Legion will hold their Service of Tribute. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with Panachyda at 7:00 p.m. at Harbourview Funeral Centre, 499 North Cumberland Street. If friends so desire, donations made in Leonard's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation would be appreciated.