- March 5, 1931 - March 7, 2017
- Pittsfield, Massachusetts
of Alexander 's Passing
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“Al,You made my days at GE so wonderful with your warm smile and fun personality. You meant a lot to so many of us because of your genuine kindness...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Cherie Gimlewicz - Pittsfield, MA
“I am so sorry for your loss, I met Mr. Leslie while working for the Dalton Police Dept. in the early 90's. He found out it was my birthday that day...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Jean Martin - Pittsfield, MA
“We were very sorry to hear of Als passing, Helen. We were both so very fond of him over the years. We will miss our conversations at Bedard Bros.A...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Gary and Julie at Bedard Bros
“AL was one of the kindest men I've ever met. He will be missed.
4 of 5 | Posted by: Susan Gagliardi
“So sorry Helen and family. Al was one of my favorite members at Greylock. I've never forgotten him! Take care. Thinking of you all.
5 of 5 | Posted by: Peg Mekdeci - Adams, MA
Dery Funeral Home
Alexander "Al" Kidd Leslie, 86, of 2 Cynthia Lane, Pittsfield, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017,
at Albany Medical Center.
Born in Pittsfield on March 5, 1931, the son of William C. and Lily Hammell Leslie, he was educated in Pittsfield schools and was a 1949 graduate of Pittsfield High School. Continuing his education, Al was a 1961 Dean's List Graduate of the University of Massachusetts where he earned a BBA degree in management. While at U-Mass, he was a member of the Golf Team.
He served two years with the United States Army Reserves.
Mr. Leslie was employed by General Electric Company in its Naval Ordnance Systems
Division where he worked in finance, support projects, field engineering, and as a support
Systems analyst. He retired in 1990 with 36 years service.
He was a communicant of St. Agnes Church.
He was a life member of Wahconah Country Club and a long-time member of the
Myrtlewood Golf Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
He was a skilled raconteur. He also enjoyed music, especially the organ and harmonica, and photography.
Mr. Leslie leaves his wife, the former Helen Connors, whom he married in 1961.
He is also survived by nieces and nephews, including Margaret Lenox of Granville, N.Y.
and Mike Zecchin.
Funeral services for Alexander "Al" K. Leslie will be held Saturday, March 18, with a
Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m., at St. Agnes Church celebrated by Rev. Christopher A.
Malatesta, Pastor. Burial will be at a later date in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery in
Granville, New York. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Agnes Church in care of
DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.
54 Bradford Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Tel. (413) 443-9151