Edward L. Leyfert
October 25, 1930 – October 3, 2016
Edward L. Leyfert, known fondly as “Eddie,” age 85, of Milford, CT and formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 3, 2016, at Golden Hill Nursing Home where he was a resident.
Born in Whitehaven, PA on October 25, 1930, Mr. Leyfert was a son of the late Ervine and Gertrude (Searfoss) Leyfert. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Leyfert made his career as a chemical operator with Crota, formerly ICI, and retired after many years of dedicated service. In his leisure time, he enjoyed woodworking and gardening. Mr. Leyfert was a devoted and loving father, grandfather and great grandfather who will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carol (Fulk) Leyfert; brother, David Leyfert; and sister, Lois Delman. Mr. Leyfert is survived by his children, Lynn Stajkowski (Thomas) of Milford, CT and Curtis Leyfert (Pamela) of Millsboro, DE; granddaughter, Lauren K. Pulliam (Calvin); and 4 great grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Saturday morning, October 8, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.