Leonard E. Kearns, 71, of Manchester, died Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Westside Care Center, Manchester, CT. Born in Hartford, he was the son of Leona (Hawkes) Kearns of Manchester, and the late Leonard Kearns, Sr.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter Kimberly Kearns and her husband Thomas Bielecki of Bolton, and his grandson Noah. He is also survived by Susan Johnson and Gerald Gergler of Rockville; his siblings Christopher Kearns and his wife Diane of East Hartford, Andrew Kearns of Manchester; and his niece and nephews Paul, Daniel and Debbie. He was predeceased by his brother Michael.
In the mid 60's he was the singer for the local Manchester band "the Dark Ages ". He was a passionate sports (Yankees) fan. In the Manchester alumni league, Lenny took his team to the town championship, as the pitcher. He loved literature, good music and studied law at the University of Hartford.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd at 10:30 a.m. from the John F. Tierney Funeral Home 219 West Center Street, Manchester with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Church 896 Main St. Manchester, CT. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday morning from 9:00-10:30 a.m. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. For online condolences please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.
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