Leonard Clayton Nordfors, Sr., age 81 of Sweet Valley passed away on October 23, 2019 at St. Luke's Villa-Allied Services in Wilkes-Barre.
He was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and was the son of the late Leonard G. and Alice Holt Nordfors.
Len was employed in the printing business for many years and that career took him to Louisiana and Kansas where he worked for Mid-South Press and Josten's. He was also employed at several local printing establishments including Offset Paperback where he was employed as a foreman.
In 1974, he ventured off with his good friend, Ed Martin, to work on the Alaskan Pipeline running heavy equipment. He worked as a tax collector and, most recently, drove van for Dial-A-Driver.
In addition to his parents, Len was predeceased by siblings, Eddie, Dick and Susan.
He is survived by sisters, JoAnn Labbe and Betty Howe as well as children, Leonard C. Nordfors, Jr., Lenette Clark, Amy Butler, Kristy Taylor and Adam Nordfors, 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 4:00 PM from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with Rev. L.D. Reed of the Emmanuel Assembly of God Church, officiating.
Friends may call from 2 PM to 4 PM prior to the service.
Memorial donations can be made in Leonard's name to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 600 Corporate Circle, Suite 103, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to a charity of the donor's choice.