Matamoras Rod & Gun Club



Leonard R. Sampson

Leonard R. Sampson, age 89, of Matamoras, PA, passed away  Sunday, September 30, 2012 at his home.  He was born on March 22, 1923 in Barksdale, Wisconsin, the son of the late Carl and Hilda Rowe Sampson.

Leonard proudly served our country with the U.S. Army Air Force during Word War II.  He was a member of St. Peter's Luthern Church. in Port Jervis, he matamoras Rod & Gun Club, the Fontenalis Fly Fishing Club, the D&H Dancers and the Port Jervis Men's Bowling League.  He was also an avid NASCAR fan.

Leonard graduated from the University of Wisconsin (Madison), earning his BA in Chemistry. He retired from Kolmar Labs, Inc., as a chemist. Leonard married Eunice Hoffman on September 3, 1950 and celebrated 62 years of marriage.

He is survived by his wife, Eunice, at home; his daughter, Karen Meyer and her husband, Albert of Milford, PA; his son, Ronald sampson and his wife Kathy  or Bremerton, Washington; three grandchildren, Amy Dufour and her husband, David, Chelsea Rasmussen and her husband, Josh, Corbit Sampson; one nephew and three nieces.

He was pre-deceased by his two sisters, Doris Baker and Elinor Fuhrman.

Friends may call Thursday, October 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main Street., Port Jervis, NY.  A prayer service will follow at 4 p.m.  Mario Spararo, Chaplain for Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice will officiate.  Internment will be private.