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Leonard Nywening, Jr.

May 16, 1946 June 28, 2023
Leonard Nywening, Jr.
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Obituary for Leonard Nywening, Jr.

Leonard Nywening Jr, a courageous Vietnam veteran, passed away

peacefully on June 28, 2023. Born on May 16, 1946, Leonard lived a life

dedicated to service, his family, and the Lord.

Leonard served his country with unwavering commitment during the

Vietnam War. Throughout his service, he displayed remarkable bravery and

resilience, facing challenges with a steadfast determination fighting valiantly

alongside his fellow soldiers.

After returning home from his service, Leonard continued his hard work

building homes for others and developing Nywening Bros. Masonry. His

brick and stonework are unmatched and can be admired throughout the

Hudson Valley.

Leonard was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He cherished his role

as a loving husband to his wife, Jentien, for over 50 years. Leonard’s memory will forever be cherished

by his beloved wife; his children, Renee (husband Gregory), Craig, Joel (wife Keirstin), Daniel, Kurt (wife

Megan), and Gayle (husband Joseph); his grandchildren, Avery, Clayton, Kai, Kaymen, Mia, Micah,

Austin, Marley, Kayden, Ryder, Reygan, and Kinley; and numerous extended family members and


A memorial service to honor Leonard’s life will be held on Sunday, July 2, from 2-5:00 PM at Applebee-

McPhillips Funeral Home in Middletown, NY. The funeral will take place on Monday, July 3, at 11:00 AM

at Hudson Valley United Reformed Church in New Hampton,NY. Burial will be at Veterans Cemetery in

Goshen, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to the Hudson Valley

Honor Flight in Leonard’s honor. Please send donations to Hudson Valley Honor Flight PO Box 375

Walden, NY 12586 or through the website with a note stating in memory of Leonard

Nywening Jr.

Although Leonard is no longer with us, his legacy of service and love will continue to inspire and guide

us. May his soul find eternal peace, and may we always remember his unwavering devotion to his

country and love for his family. Rest in peace, dear veteran, for you have fought the good fight and will

be forever in our hearts.

Arrangements are under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY

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2:00 PM 7/2/2023 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 7/2/2023 5:00:00 PM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

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





11:00 AM 7/3/2023 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/3/2023 12:00:00 PM
Hudson Valley Reformed Church

1043 Co. Rt. 12
New Hampton, NY 10924

Hudson Valley Reformed Church
1043 Co. Rt. 12 New Hampton 10924 NY
United States





12:45 PM 7/3/2023 12:45:00 PM - 1:15 PM 7/3/2023 1:15:00 PM
Orange County Veterans cemetery

111 Craigville Road
Goshen, NY 10924

Orange County Veterans cemetery
111 Craigville Road Goshen 10924 NY
United States

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