Leland D. Osterhout - March 10, 2009

RAVENA – Leland D. Osterhout, 85, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital.  Leland was a lifelong resident of Ravena.  He was a Navy Veteran serving during WWII.  Along with his brother and son, Leland owned and operated H. C. Osterhout & Son, which was started by his grandfather in 1930.  Leland enjoyed camping at Fish Creek, bowling and woodworking.

     Leland was predeceased by his wife Bernice Osterhout.  Survivors include his children, Paul D. (Jane) Osterhout and Susan L. (Jim) Pietropaoli both of Ravena;  brother, Lawrence Osterhout of Coeymans Hollow;  grandchildren, Teresa VanAlstyne of Selkirk, Lisa Krug of Buffalo, Scott Osterhout of Ravena and Laura Pietropaoli of Feura Bush;  and 5 great-grandchildren.

     Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday, March 12th from 4 to 7 PM.  All other services will be private at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Leland may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.