Leopold H. Steiner, formerly of Tarrytown, died peacefully in Norwalk, CT surrounded by his family on Aug. 29, 2011, at the age of 91. He was born in Graz, Austria in 1919 and moved to New York City with his family in 1937.
During World War II he served as a counter intelligence officer in Patton's Third Army. He served at Omaha Beach, St. Lo, the Battle of Metz, the Battle of the Bulge, and in the occupation of Nuremburg.
While stationed in France, he met his future wife, Lucie Ochem. Together they raised four children in Tarrytown, NY and were parishioners at Transfiguration Church.
Mr. Steiner worked in New York City as a film business owner. He and his wife retired to South Woodstock, VT where he was a member of the local American Legion and Our Lady of Snows Church. Before becoming ill, he cared for his wife for many years.
His wife Lucie Ochem Steiner and his younger son Steven Steiner predeceased him. He is survived by his daughter Lorraine Larkin and her husband Tom of Wilton, CT, his son Henry Steiner of Sleepy Hollow, NY, a daughter Elizabeth DeGaetani and her husband Richard of Yorktown Heights, NY, thirteen grandchildren and one great grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimers Association.
Editor's Note: Thanks to the Steiner family for sending in this obituary. The Alzheimers Association Web site can be reached by clicking here.