Obituary of Marjorie E. Leopold
INDIAN RIVER SHORES, FL
Marjorie E. Leopold of Indian River Shores, FL passed away peacefully on January 25, 2018.
She was born to Gabriel and Pauline Meyer on October 20, 1923 in New York City and attended boarding school in Virginia before volunteering her time with the Red Cross on the homefront during World War 2.
In February, 1944 she married Warren S. Leopold of Woodmere, New York who was a lieutenant in the Air Force.
Marjorie was the beloved mother of three surviving children: Lynne L. DelMonte of Indian River Shores, FL, Gregory W. Leopold of Benicia, CA and Wendy E. Morrow of Port St. Lucie, FL and was predeceased by her son Thomas A. Leopold. She was a devoted grandmother to Holly D. Joy of North Reading, MA and Jaimie D. Galbreath of McLean, VA and to her five great-granddaughters.
Marjorie is the granddaughter of Emil Stern who co-founded Stern and Stern Textiles of New York City and Lyon France which was known for manufacturing fine lace for many years and also for collaborating with DuPont to develop a safer fabric for astronauts during the Apollo program.
In addition to raising her family, Marjorie was a committed volunteer at North Shore University Hospital serving in several positions and earning her thirty year service award. She also faithfully supported local and national charities benefiting veterans, children and animals.
Marjorie was a gifted sculptor and her artwork will be cherished by her family for generations to come. She was a great lady and will be sorely missed.