Leonard Zimmerman, 84, of 18 Tower Lane, New Haven on Friday, April 20, 2012. Born in Brooklyn, September 19, 1927, son of the late Hyman and Sadie Zimmerman, widower of Rosemary Kelly Zimmerman, brother to Florence Judd, Natalie Zimmerman and Teddy Zimmerman. Father to Raymond (Freemansburg, PA), Christopher (Brooklyn), David (Brooklyn), Kerry (St. Louis), and Brian Zimmerman (Brooklyn). US Navy, 1945-1948. BSEE Magna cum Laude, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1952. Electrical Engineer at Bell Laboratories 1952-1978. Holder of US patent 3,810,235. As a retiree, active as a vollunteer for many social and political organizations.
Service in the Weller Funeral Home, 493 Whitney Ave., New Haven Thursday afternoon at 2. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Union of Concerned Scientists (www.ucsusa.org ) or Obama for America (www.barackobama.com ).