Kirk R. Leenig, who was the son of the late Margaret and Harold Leenig, died at home, in the care of his loved ones. He was a lifelong resident of Rutherford since his birth on July 26, 1949. He was a Life Member of the Rutherford First Aid Ambulance Squad. He was retired from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department. Kirk was an enthusiastic bowler but most of all, loved boating and fishing on his boat, “the Crabby K”. He enjoyed summer evenings at the dock at the family summer home in Bayville, New Jersey.
Kirk will be sadly missed by his wife, Linda, his stepdaughter, Donna Kacperowski and husband Bob, stepson Eric Thalasinos and by his grandson and fishing buddy, Anthony Kacperowski. He is also survived by his brother, Keith Leenig, of Phoenix, Arizona; sister, Joyce Leenig, of St Cloud, Florida and children, Daniel and Christine Leenig, of Rutherford.
Cremation was private. Memorial visiting will be held at the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford on Saturday, June 23rd from 4pm to 8pm.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, 2 Rescue Rd., High Falls, NY 12440