Evelyn W. Leonard
Evelyn W. Leonard
  • October 13, 1922 - March 14, 2014
  • Altamonte Spg, Florida

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Evelyn W. Leonard, 91 of Altamonte Springs passed away on March 14, 2014. She was born in Brooklyn NY. She is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years; John J. Leonard. Survivors include her children; Donna Harper (Rick), William Leonard (Susan), Jodie Meyer, Barbara Leonard (Marcy) and Terry DuFour (Gary); 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Evelyn served just shy of 12 years in the Women's Army Corps and Air Force. She spent 14 months in New Guinea and the Philippines during WWII. In 1972, Evelyn moved with her family from Northern Virginia to Florida and went to work for the Seminole County School Board. She worked in Food Services for 20 years at Lake Brantley High School and served as past President for Seminole County Food Services Association and also served as Secretary for NIPSCO.

In 1978, Evelyn joined Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2093 in Orlando. She served twice as Commander for the Post and was also Chaplain and Surgeon for District 18 VFW. She was a charter member of Women in the Military Service Memorial Fund. Evelyn was an active member for the Orange County RSVP Program, the VFW Post 2093 Honor Guard, the Military Order of Cooties and the American Legion.