Leon Mehl

Obituary of Leon Mehl

Leon Mehl, the son of the late Fred and Gladys Mehl passed away peacefully in his home on July 28, 2020. Leon was born on October 17, 1933 and died at the age of 86. Leon was a lifelong resident of Walden, NY who proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion. He was the founder and owner of Mehlon Trucking in Wallkill, NY. Leon is survived by his sons, Leon Mehl Jr. (Sue) of Walden, NY, Arnold Mehl (Eva) of New Windsor, NY and daughter Carol Mehl-Duke (Dennis) of Wallkill, NY. He also leaves behind his sister Eileen Menendez of Walden, NY; grandchildren, Leon III, Joe, Brianna and Zachary; niece Melissa Mendendez and great-grandchildren, Aryanna Baker and Ryker DeJesus-Martinez. In addition to his parents, Leon was predeceased by his brother, George, brother-in-law, Edward, and granddaughter, Heidi Mehl. Leon also leaves behind his loving, dedicated German Shepherd, Lea. A visitation will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020 from 6-9 pm at the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, 39 Orchard St. Walden, NY 12586. Graveside Services will be on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10:30am at the Wallkill Valley Cemetery. Due to current health and occupancy restrictions, a wait-time may apply and the wearing of facemasks is required. The family expresses their heartfelt thanks to Hospice of Orange-Sullivan County and his doctors who provided his care. Memorial Donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. 800 Stoney Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.
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Friday
31
July

Visitation

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, July 31, 2020
Gridley-Horan Funeral Home
39 Orchard St.
Walden, New York, United States
(845) 778-3811
Saturday
1
August

Graveside Service

10:30 am
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Wallkill Valley Cemetery
Route 52
Walden, New York, United States
Saturday
1
August

Burial

10:30 am
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Wallkill Valley Cemetery
Route 52
Walden, New York, United States
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