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Andrew J. Leeson

April 8, 1943 August 11, 2020
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Andrew James Leeson
Andrew "Andy" James Leeson, a lifetime Middletown native, died following a brief illness on August 11, 2020 at Garnet Medical Center. He was 77.

The son of the late Howard Jackson Leeson and Jean Page Leeson, he was born on April 8, 1943 in Middletown, NY. He was a graduate of Middletown High School Class of 1960 and also attended OCCC, and Indiana Institute of Technology for his Bachelors Degree. He did his Graduate work at Case Institute of Technology. He married Carol Close on October 8, 1966 in Middletown. Although he was self-employed as an Import/Export agent, Andy was a behind the scenes player in his wife's family business Ayres and Galloway Hardware until the 1990s. He has been the sole caregiver for his wife for the last 20 years.
Andy was a hard worker and a kind man. He had an excellent sense of humor and always enjoyed family gatherings.

In addition to his wife of 53 years, Carol at home, he is survived by his sister, Laura Haddad and her husband Dr. Joseph Haddad of East Orleans, MA as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will take place from 2 to 4 pm on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc, 130 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940. A graveside Service will be held at 12 pm on Monday, August 17, 2020 at the Page family plot at Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Andy's name may be made to Garnet Medical Center(formerly ORMC), 7070 East Main Street, Middletown, NY 10940.

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Visitation

Friday

14

Aug

2:00 PM 8/14/2020 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 8/14/2020 4:00:00 PM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown 10940 NY
United States

Visitation

Monday

17

Aug

12:00 PM 8/17/2020 12:00:00 PM - 12:30 PM 8/17/2020 12:30:00 PM
Oakwood Cemetery

50 101st St
Troy, New York 12180

Oakwood Cemetery
50 101st St Troy 12180 New York
United States
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