Obituary for Bruce Leyland
Highland Lakes; Bruce A. Leyland, 66, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Compassionate Care Hospice Care, Dover, NJ. Bruce was born in Teaneck, NJ on May 2, 1951 to the late Alfred and Winifred (nee Stout) Leyland. Bruce has been a resident of Highland Lakes since 1980.
Bruce was a Lineman for the NJ Transit Railroad for 41 years retiring in 2011. Bruce enjoyed gardening and chopping wood. He had a great interest in lighthouses and trains.
Bruce was predeceased by his wife Bonnie in 2000 and a grandson Trevor Bebej in 2005.
He is survived by his daughters, Tracy Santangelo and her husband “Mr. Ron” of Lake Hopatcong and Holly Bebej and her husband Bryan of Joliet, IL, and a grandson Wyatte Bebej, and his siblings, Carolyn Leyland of Spring Valley, NY and Alan Leyland and his wife Suzi of Mahwah.
Relatives and friends will be received on Saturday, May 13th from 9AM to time of services at 10AM at the Ferguson – Vernon Funeral Home 241 Rt. 94, Vernon, NJ (GPS use 1 Vanderhoof Court). In lieu of flowers, donations to the Compassionate Care Hospice Foundation 350 Sparta Ave. BLDG B, Suite 2, Sparta, NJ 07871.