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Leonard A. Drelick
July 12, 1928 ~ October 25, 2020 (age 92)

WATERTOWN - Under the loving care of his companion, Audrey Misercola, his family, and Jefferson County Hospice, Leonard A. Drelick, 92, of Academy Street, passed away Sunday morning, October 25, 2020 at his home.

Leonard was born on July 12, 1928, at home in Harrisburg, New York, to the late John S. and Ethel J. Bickford Drelick.   He attended country school on Route 12 in the Town of Lowville and graduated from Lowville Academy in the Village of Lowville.  A logger by occupation, he worked on the family farm as well.  He married Ada Knight with two children from a previous marriage, Mary Jo Tabolt and Sharon Wells.  For many years, Leonard worked as a Union Operating Engineer.

Leonard is survived by his longtime companion, Audrey Misercola, and her family; his three children and their spouses:  Lisa and Albert Ranieri, of Rochester, Dennis and Jean Drelick, of Coalinga, California, and Darleen Drelick, of Los Angeles, California; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two stepchildren, Mary Jo Tabolt and Sharon Wells, and their families; and his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Ardith Drelick, of Macedon, New York; as well as by nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He is predeceased by three brothers:  Arthur, Walter, and Ralph Drelick, Sr.; a sister, Evelyn Morse; and two step-grandsons.

Because of the current pandemic, all services will be private with burial in the Lowville Rural Cemetery.  Arrangements are with the Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Jefferson County Hospice, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, New York 13601, or to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P.O. Box 266, Lowville, New York 13367.

An honorary Knights of Columbus member, he belonged to the Catholic faith.

Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville, New York, 2020.

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