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Julius Leitner, 85, of Clifton, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Born and raised in Gaas, Austria, Mr. Leitner came to the United States in 1956 and settled in Clifton. He was employed as a cabinet maker with Sommer Company in Carlstadt for many years and then Missbrenner Prints in Clifton, retiring in 1997. Mr. Leitner had been a faithful and active parishioner at Holy Trinity R.C. Church in Passaic. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Choir and served as a lector at German Mass on Sunday. Mr. Leitner also was a member of the Holy Trinity Golden Agers, the Kolping Society and the Mens Tri Club. He was predeceased by his parents, Julius and Susanna Leitner and one sister, Hilda Kapescki, all of Austria. Survivors include: his beloved wife, Mathilde (nee Kaindl); four children, Maria Leitner, Erika (Alois) Weiss, Judy (Peter) Tropona and Julius Leitner; ten grandchildren: Jennifer (Wayne), Christopher (Joanna), Karl (Michelle), Peter, Jude, Vanessa, Julius IV, Harrison, Ava, and Alexa; three great-grandchildren: Brooke, Leo and Jackson; one sister, Johanna Neukum of Kinnelon; and one brother, Wilhelm Leitner of Austria. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Theresa and her husband, Frank Eller and by many nieces and nephews in both the United States and Austria. Visiting hours will be held Sunday from 3 to 7 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Ave., Clifton. Funeral services will be held Monday 9:15 am from the funeral home followed by a 10:00 am Mass at Holy Trinity R.C. Church, cor. Hope Ave. and Harrison St., Passaic. Entombment to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Paterson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity R.C. Church, 226 Harrison St., Passaic, NJ 07055.

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