Leonard P. Bradley
Leonard P. Bradley, age 70, resident of Philadelphia PA. Leonard P. Bradley was part of the America’s Baby Boomer Generation who passed away on June 5, 2016 in Abington, PA. Len was born to a WWII Veteran, Cyril J. Bradley and a humble housewife, Harriet Pajewski at Northeastern Hospital of Philadelphia on November 24, 1945. Len was not born as the only child on that day, he had an identical twin, Richard P. Bradley Sr, who unfortunately passed away on June 10, 1998.
After Len graduated from St. Leo’s Grade School, he moved on to Father Judge High School. After surviving those four years at Father Judge, he graduated in 1963. He wanted to keep up his education so he moved on to La Salle College. After graduating with a Bachelors Degree of Science in Accounting in 1967, he started work at the Naval Supply Depot Aviation Supply Office where he was a Computer Operator. Soon after he was selected and inducted to the U.S. Army on December 12, 1967, which was during the Vietnam War. During his service time he achieved Sharpshooter Awards and status and also earned the National Defense Medal.
After completing his tour of duty, he went back to his computer career at the Department of Navy. While there he met Linda Wiliszewski who became the mother of his two devoted children, Kevin and Kristina. Due to his hardwork ethics mentality he climbed the career ladder in information technology and also received numerous performance awards along the way. After being a Supervisor in the Computer Room, he progressed to a Database Administrator. After 40 plus years of service in the Federal Government he retired in 2007.
During his golden years of retirement he was on the golf team at Heritage Creek and was head of the library at Paul’s Run. He lived his golden years at Paul’s Run where he was loved by many of the caretakers and residents.
Len enjoyed golfing, socializing, and watching the rollercoaster seasons of all Philly sports teams. In addition he was a bookworm, movie buff, and a collector of coins/stamps and sports memorabilia. He would also make time for his comfort food, especially pierogies and pizza.
Leonard is survived by Linda, son Kevin (Carla), daughter Kristina, he was also an in-law to Debra Meglich (Bill II) and Stanley Wiliszewski (Peggy). He was also uncle to Bill Meglich III (Roxanne), Tara Meglich (Amber), Jacob, Marysa, Chelsey, Ashley, Andy, Brent, Richard Jr, Christopher and Ryan.
Contributions in his memory can be sent to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 555 E North Ln Ste 5010,Conshohocken, PA 19428. A celebration of his life will be held at St. Genevieve Church 1225 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA 19031 on Saturday June 11th starting at 9am.