Norbert F. Leszczynski

March 15, 1927 - January 8, 2023

Norbert Francis Leszczynski, age 95, passed away January 8, 2023 in Traverse City, Michigan. He was born March 15, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan to Zigmond and Alma Leszczynski.

Norbert was a proud WWII veteran and member of the The American Legion. He worked for Ford Motor Company for 40 years as an accountant and was active in several Catholic parishes as a lector and usher.

Norbert was the beloved husband of the late Dolores for 61 years. Loving father of Michael (Kathy) Thornton, Craig (Janie) Lesinski and the late Joanne (the late Bob) Ross. Proud grandfather of Dolores (Scott) Coates, Tanya (Randy) Thomas, Lisa (David) Zaborowski, Kelly (Jeff) Czekaj, Kathryn (Michael) Amon, Jim Thornton, Jeff (Rose) Thornton, Matthew (Sue) Thornton, David Lesinski, and Michael (Jessica) Lesinski. Great-grandfather of 22 and great-great-grandfather of 3. Dear brother of Ruth Miller and Tom Leszczynski and brother-in-law of Rebecca Young, Joanne Raby, and Jack Raby. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Norbert was predeceased by his parents, his sister Rita Hill, brothers George Leszczynski and John Lesinski, sisters-in-law Zita and Florence Leszczynski, Elenore Lesinski and Gladys Swanson, and brothers-in-law Dan Hill, Joe Miller, John Swanson and Stuart Young.

Visitation for Mr. Leszczynski will be held on Thursday, January 12th,  from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Rosary Service at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. He will lie in state on Friday, January 13th,  at 10:30 a.m., until the time of his Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Fabian Catholic Church, 32200 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. He will be laid to rest in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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