Leonard H. Gerhardt, 87, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died July 4. He was the husband of Eleanor Gerhardt. Born in Providence, RI, he was a son of the late David and Rae (Brenner) Gerhardt. After serving in the U.S. Army in Korea, he became a self-employed electrical contractor for many years until his retirement. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Barry Gerhardt and his wife, Joni, Jeffrey Gerhardt and his partner Pam Orlando, Stuart Gerhardt and his wife, Jane, and Elizabeth Shron and her husband, Bradley; grandchildren Melissa Berkowitz and her husband, Marc, Lindsay Jabbawy and her husband, Mike, Jennifer Dupuis and her husband, Gary, Erik, Daniel and Benjamin Gerhardt, David Gerhardt and his wife, Lya, Rachel Gerhardt, and Nathan, Michael and Lauren Shron; great-grandchildren Jake, Ethan and Sloane Berkowitz, Olivia and Emilee Dupuis, Max and Zack Jabbawy, and Annie Gerhardt; and a brother, Edmund Gerhardt and his husband, Tony Petronella. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Emanuel Sinai, 661 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609.
RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME OF HOLDEN