Born in Pittston, Leonard was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Kosik Kridlo. He was a graduate of Pittston High School and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Since 1960, he was a member of the Eagle Hose Company # 1 Pittston and was a retired career fire fighter for Pittston City. In addition to working for Pittston City, Leonard was employed by the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc. for many years.
Leonard was a member of the former St. John the Baptist Church, Pittston prior to its closing where he proudly served as an usher. After the closing of St. John the Baptist Church, Leonard became a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Leonard was a member of the Upper Pittston Sportsmen's Club and a 3rd Degree Knight of The Knights of Columbus Council 372, Pittston . He enjoyed watching baseball and football on tv and working on crossword puzzles.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph Kredlow, Michael, John, Daniel, William, Aloysius and Paul Kridlo and sisters, Elizabeth Herakovich and Germaine Brown.
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Funeral will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018, at 10:00 am from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea with the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston with the Rev. Joseph Elston officiating. Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Exeter. A viewing will be held on Monday morning from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the funeral home. The Greater Pitttston AMVETS will conduct military services on Monday morning.