Leonard J. Begley, Jr.

  • Born: August 16, 1947
  • Died: May 15, 2019
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family


Leonard Joseph Begley, age 71, of Philadelphia, passed away on May 15, 2019.
He graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School in 1965, from Villanova University in 1969 with a degree in statistics, and ultimately from Temple University with his Ph.D in economics. Leonard enjoyed a long career in International Finance.
Leonard cherished his family and he fully embraced life. He enjoyed spending time with his grandsons in New York. He devoted his time to traveling, family gatherings, and golf.
He was loved by many for his kindness, generosity, and sense of humor.
Leonard was predeceased by his parents, Leonard and Mary Begley and his brother, Edward Begley.
He is survived by his life partner of 39 years, Tom Barbano; son, Neil (Sandra) Begley and grandsons, Lowell and Devitt; sister, Mary (Arnd); and nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews and the extended Barbano family.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial gathering on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home 301 Chester Pike Norwood Pa. 19074 from 9:30-11:30 followed by his celebration of life at 11:30.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Leonard's name may be made to Pennsylvania Hospital, Critical Care, 3 Widener, 800 Spruce St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, or the charity of the donor's choice.