Paul Leidl of Blenheim, Ontario, born in Hungary, emigrated to Canada on his 10th birthday, passed away quietly at his home in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the late Linda Leidl (1990) and Dianne Leidl. Loving father of Brian, Dan (Cassie), Tim (Amanda), Lynn (Mark) and Eric. Brother to Matt (Edith) of Simcoe. Grandfather of Ally, Katelyn, Gage, Emily, Hannah and Isaac. Devoted son of the late Paul Sr. and Elizabeth of Simcoe.
Paul was teacher and department head for the Physical Education department at the Blenheim District High School for 33 years and a school bus driver for the Norfolk and Kent County boards for a sum of 50 years. Paul’s goal was to be apart of education for at least 50 years, and he accomplished his goal.
Paul had 3 loves in his life, his family, teaching/coaching and golf. Paul attended the Blenheim United Church for many years.
Paul will be resting at the Blenheim Community Funeral home and there will be a private family-only service Monday, October 5th.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to be made in his name through the London Health Sciences Foundation to the London Regional Cancer Program or a bursary Memorial Trust Fund at the Blenheim District High School.
The Leidl family will be making a memory book, for which we have set up an email address where individuals could share teaching, coaching or impactful memories of Paul. Please share these memories at [email protected]