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Leonard J. Bartoszewicz D.D.S.

Died: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Grosse Pointe Farms resident Leonard J. Bartoszewicz D.D.S., “Dr. Bart,” died peacefully at home Saturday, April 26, 2014.

He was the beloved husband of Joan for 60 years; cherished father of Paula Barth (Cliff) of Cincinnati, Lisa Shull (Bart) of Hick-ory, N.C., Tecla Sweat (Dr. Matt) of Atlanta, Ga., Andrea Montague (Tony) of Cincinnati, Dr. Lenny Bartoszewicz Jr.(Diane) of Grand Rapids, Larry Bartoszewicz of Grosse Pointe Farms, Regina Stormes of Harper Woods, Michael Bartoszewicz (Tanya) of Grosse Pointe Farms and Amelia Conlan (Harold) of the City of Grosse Pointe. He was the proud grandpa of Lauren, Rob, William, Katie, Matt, Mikey, Andrea, Allison, Lizabeth, Trevor, Cody, Keely, Chase, Matthew, Michelle and Sarah. He also is survived by his great-grandchildren, Lela, Julia, Emily, Ana, Matthew, Hannah, Emma and Rowan.

He was predeceased by his sisters, Mary E. Miller and Martha Rakowicz.

Dr. Bartoszewicz was a 1953 graduate of the University of Detroit Dental School. He was a member of the American Dental Association, Mich-igan Dental Association and the Detroit District Dental Society.

A World War II veteran, he was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans Club of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. He was a past commodore of the Grosse Pointe Farms Boat Club and a member of the Grosse Pointe Senior Men’s Club and the Romeos. He also was a member of St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church.

Dr. Bartoszewicz loved to play bridge, poker and tennis. He liked to fish, hunt, garden and do photography and was an avid reader.

His family said they were blessed with his kindness and love. He was a great man: A man for all seasons.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon Friday, May 2, at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. in the gathering space at the church.
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