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July 3, 2014

Hilda Leng

Hilda Leng

ONEONTA — Hilda Leng, 98, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2014, at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta.

She was born on April 4, 1916, in Grafenfeld, Yugoslavia, the daughter of the late Andreas and Magdalena Lesser.

Hilda came to the United States in 1935, and married Hans Leng on June 14, 1941. He predeceased her in 1989. They had a son, Richard, who passed away in 1992.

She and her husband lived in Mt. Vernon until 1976, when they moved to Otego. She moved to the Hampshire House in 2004, where she enjoyed her remaining years doing her beloved puzzles, playing bingo and Wii bowling.

In keeping with Hilda’s wishes, there will be no public calling hours or funeral services.

A private interment will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson.

Hilda’s family would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff at Hampshire House for their compassionate care of Hilda for 10 years.

To light a candle or to send an online condolence to the family, please visit the website

Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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