Leonard Charles Carver, 92, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at his residence.
Leonard was born on March 30, 1919 in London, England to Charles and May Carver.
He served in the British Royal Navy during World War II.
On November 13, 1948, he married Sheillagh Page and they had two children.
In 1962 they decided to move to the United States.
Leonard worked at Revlon in Edison, NJ, operating computers and then at McGraw Hill Publishing in Hightstown, NJ, where he was employed for 25 years until he retired in East Brunswick, NJ.
During his time in New Jersey, he started a youth soccer league was president of the New Jersey Soccer Referees Association.
He was also a freemason and a member of the lodge in Highland Park, NJ.
He was a Lt.
Commander in the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corp.
In 1985, Len and Sheillagh moved to Cherry Valley, CA.
They enjoyed dancing, lawn bowling, bingo and playing cards and played some golf.
In 2001, Len and Sheillagh moved up to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and most recently had been living at “The Bridge” in Post Falls.
He is survived by his wife Sheillagh; daughter Sally (Joseph) Davala, Florida; son Roger, Rathdrum, Idaho; brother Victor, England; grandson, Christopher (April) Davala, North Carolina; granddaughter Jennifer Nacci, Florida; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Aubrey Davala and Krysten and Bryson Nacci, nephews Charles, Arizona and Jonathan, New Jersey, and niece, Ashley, England.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 1p.m.
at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 501 Wallace Avenue, Coeur d’Alene.
His ashes will be placed in the garden columbarium next to the church.
Please sign Leonard’s guest registry and view online memorial at www.englishfuneralchapel.com