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Leonard D. Cavalieri Jr., died after valiant fight against esophageal cancer

Leonard D.Cavalieri Jr.

Leonard D. Cavalieri, Jr., 52, of Woodbury, N.J. died March 28, 2008 after a valiant fight against esophageal cancer. Born on July 15, 1955, he was the son of the late Leonard and Josephine Cavalieri.

He was a member of the Floor Coverers Local Union No. 1823, starting as a 17-year-old apprentice. He owned several commercial flooring companies throughout his career and was well known among the Delaware Valley contractors for his integrity, dedication and willingness to always get the job done. Leonard was well known for his compassion for his workers and friends throughout his lifetime, and often opened his home to those in need. One of Lenny¹s proudest accomplishments was seeing the success of the men he helped become members of the union. He was also a proud member of the Presbyterian Church at Woodbury.

Leonard is survived by his beloved companion, Janet Earnhart and her children Allison Stiles and Jeffrey Earnhart, brother of Dominic, Lawrence, John and Anna Marie Cavalieri. Also survived by his nephew Michael Zulli and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to THE MINNITI CENTER, 174 Democrat Road, Mickleton, NJ 08056.

Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing Monday evening March 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the STOLFO FUNERAL HOME, 2536-38 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday April 1, Presbyterian Church at Woodbury, Broad St. and West Centre Streets, Woodbury, N.J. Burial will be private.
Published in the Gloucester County Times on 3/31/2008.