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Official Obituary of

Leonard C. "Len" Tinsley

October 4, 1941 ~ March 3, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Leonard Tinsley Obituary

Of Monroeville, age 82, on Sunday, March 3, 2024. Len was born on October 4, 1941, in Monroeville where he was raised and would later raise his own family

Devoted husband of the late Marjorie (Evancho) Tinsley for 61 years. Father of Marc (Connie) Tinsley, Amy (Michael) Wozniak, and Melissa (David) Becker. "Boompa" to Monica (Michael) Rowe, Kevin Tinsley, Matthew Wozniak, Alex (Kayla) Wozniak, Julianna Wozniak (fiancé Devin Meenihan), Maddie Becker, Abigaile Becker, Aniela Becker, and Alexis Becker. Great grandfather of Amelia and Luka Wozniak. “Uncle Len” to numerous nephews and nieces.

Brother of Sharon (Jim) Aiello.

Len was preceded in death by his parents, Verna and Harold Tinsley, sisters Louise Santacasa and Carol Homa, brother Harold “Gene” Tinsley, and son Nick Tinsley.

He attended Turtle Creek High School before becoming a member of the first graduating class of Gateway Senior High School in 1959. He was a member of St. Colman Church in Turtle Creek.

He served his country by enlisting in the US Army, achieving the rank of Sergeant. Len also served his community as a highly accomplished and respected Monroeville Police officer, serving as interim police chief and retiring as assistant chief.

He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed gardening, doing yardwork, and traveling. He liked to reminisce with his police friends in retirement and looked forward to his day trips to Pittsburgh Pirate games and the casino.

Friends are welcome Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Turtle Creek / Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave., Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Colman Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish.

Len will be laid to rest with Military Honors in Good Shepherd Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Len’s name to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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March 6, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
1111 Monroeville Ave
Turtle Creek, PA 15145

March 6, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
1111 Monroeville Ave
Turtle Creek, PA 15145

Mass of Christian Burial
March 7, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Colman Church
100 Tri-Boro Expy
Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania 15145


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