Leonard Cinelli

Leonard J. Cinelli

1927 - 2021

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Leonard J. Cinelli passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021 at the age of 93. He was the beloved husband of the late Theresa Cinelli of 67 years. He was a devoted and loving father to Terry (Bob) Dean, Joseph (Laura) Cinelli, Mary (Salvatore) Guaragna; caring grandfather to Jennifer (Hein) Oomen, Jessica Dean, Melissa (John) Minuto, Gregory (Alycia) Cinelli, Frankie Guaragna, Dominic Guaragna, Briana Guaragna and Victoria Guaragna. Proud great grandfather to Hugo Oomen, Kasper Oomen, Marcella Minuto, and Joseph John Cinelli. He was the son of the late Joseph and Carmela Cinelli and brother to the late Annette Coppola. Lenny was a lifelong Bronx resident. He was proud of his Italian heritage and a devout Catholic. At the age of 19, Lenny served our country in World War ll. He was an airline engineer mechanic and then was a Superintendent for NYC Department of Sanitation. Lenny was a true gentleman and had an infectious smile that will be remembered by all. He was always singing and would dance at any chance he had. Lenny was an avid New York sports fan, especially for his beloved Yankees. He never missed watching a game and knew so much Yankee history. He will truly be missed by all who knew him but his memory will live on forever. With everyone’s health and NY regulations in mind, the number of visitors must be monitored. Mourners will be asked to be patient and must prepare to wait outside the building. Visitors will be cycled through while practicing social distancing so that all may have the chance to pay their respects. Please remember, the sick, elderly and those with compromised health, should avoid public setting Viewing will be held on Wednesday February 17, 2021 & from 3:00 - 8:00 P.M. in Farenga Bros Funeral Home, 920 Allerton Avenue , Bronx NY 10469 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held… Our Parishes are also practicing recommended guidelines, limiting the number of people that may gather in church. Seating for family will be designated, and friends will be allowed in as room permits, however, this will be limited. If you would like to attend the Funeral Mass, please understand that seating cannot be guaranteed and you should be prepared to observe from a distance. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, February 18 2021 at 10:00A.M. in St. Frances de Chantal Church, Bronx NY Entombment to follow St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, NY


3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Farenga Bros Funeral Home
920 Allerton Avenue
Bronx , New York, United States
(718) 654-0500

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, February 18, 2021
St. Francis de Chantal Church
190 Hollywood Avenue
Bronx, New York, United States
718 792 5500


11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, February 18, 2021
St. Raymonds Cemetery
2600 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, New York, United States