Leonard  Hergott

Leonard James "Len" Hergott

Monday, March 24th, 1941 - Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Hergott, Leonard “Len” James
On September 1, 2020 Len passed away peacefully at home from the arms of his loving wife Fran Hergott (nee) Kienapple into the arms of of his loving Lord Jesus. He fought a brave but short battle with cancer. Len and Fran were blessed to be married for almost 61 years.
Dear father of Dan (Ellen) of Kitchener, Debbie (Henk) Dirksen of Alma, Sharon (Murray) Runstedler of St.Clements, Kevin (Anita) Hergott of Crosshill. Loving Papa of 14 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren. Sadly missed by his sister Dolores Sienna. Len was predeceased by his parents, Wilfred and Emily Hergott and 9 siblings.
Len was a faithful member of St. Clements Church. He was a home builder (Len Hergott Construction) from 1960 to his retirement in 2008.
Len left a legacy of hard work, commitment, honesty, and integrity to his children and his grandchildren.
He will be sorrowfully missed by his family and friends. We look forward to our family reunion in heaven. As Len would say “Take care because we care”.
The family will receive their friends at the GRAHAM A. GIDDY FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 617 King St. N. Waterloo (across from Home Depot) from 2:00 till 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 till 8:00 PM. Friday September 4, 2020. As a celebration of his life and faith, a Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday September 5, 2020 at St. Clement’s R.C. Church 3619 Lobsinger Line, St. Clements ON at 11 a.m. Father Irenaeus Koziak, SAC officiating. Interment to follow at St. Clement’s R. C. Church Cemetery. Due to covid19 restrictions please register on our website for Leonard’s visitation and Mass. Please select a time to visit or phone the funeral home at 519 888 7700 to register, please respect others by wearing a mask at the funeral home and use hand sanitizer. You are welcome to watch a livestream of the Mass by following the link posted on our website. Donations to the St. Clement’s R.C Church (Sound System) would be appreciated by the family. Please visit for more information.
There will be a public celebration of Len’s life at a later date.

To watch a livestream of the Mass of Chrsitian Burial, Please follow this attached link
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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Friday, September 4th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Graham Giddy Funeral Home-Waterloo Chapel
    617 King St N
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, September 4th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, September 4th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Graham Giddy Funeral Home-Waterloo Chapel
    617 King St N
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, September 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, September 5th, 2020 11:00am
    St. Clement's R. C. Church
    3619 Lobsinger Line
    St. Clements, ON
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Father Irenaeus Koziak S.A.C.
  • Interment

    St. Clements Cemetery
    St. Clements, ON


Donations are being accepted for: ST. CLEMENT'S PARISH.


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John Psutka

Posted at 07:31pm
Len will be missed by many... a true gentleman, a tremendous craftsman, a genuine Man of his word. What a great role model. I have always admired this man of integrity and understanding.
Heaven is his new home and knowing Len he will help prepare a quality dwelling place for his family and friends.
You are in my thoughts and prayers... john 🙏🏻.

Brian and Debbie Lorentz

Posted at 06:55pm
Deepest Sympathy...know that you are in our thoughts and prayers

Terri Lee

Posted at 05:45pm
My deepest sympathy to all the family and my thoughts and prayers are with you all .God Bless.
Terri Lee

barb lorentz

Posted at 04:47pm
Our thoughts and prayers with you and your family Fran...Barb Lorentz and family

Paulette Ethier

Posted at 11:56am
My condolences go out to you all. Len was such a special man. Always so friendly. I remember when he put in a ramp at my parents front door. My mother was so pleased and could not say enough good things about Len and your whole family. He will be missed. Paulette (Voisin) Ethier

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