April 24, 2014


Leonard M. Lance

Leonard M. Lance, 86, of Chatham Township, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Hospice of Medina County. He was born in Lodi, on October 9, 1927 to Burt and Gertrude (Miller) Lance and graduated from Chatham High School in 1946 and was a lifetime resident of Chatham.

Leonard had worked as a mechanic for Medina Auto Parts. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.

He is survived by daughter, Bonnie Sue (Marvin) Farren of Chatham Township; grandsons, Mitchell Eugene Farren of Chatham, Michael Allen (Laurie) Farren of Chatham; two great-grandchildren, Annie and Eva Farren; sister-in-law, Dorothe Shellhorn of Lodi.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Delma Faye in 2007; sisters, Hazel, Gladys, Vernice and Leona; and brothers, Ivan and Howard.

A private family graveside service will be Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 11 A.M., Chatham Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Following the service, the family will have a luncheon at Milich’s Village Inn, 4444 S. Cleveland Rd., Barberton, OH 44203. Parker & Son Funeral Home in Lodi is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256 or to a charity of donor’s choice.

Online tributes may be shared at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com