Robert Leckinger


 Robert T. Leckinger of Dorchester, age 72, formerly of Norwell, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 8, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis.  Bob will be missed but remembered fondly by all he encountered. Son of the late Mary Genevieve Leckinger (Steffen) and the late Albert Leckinger of Cincinnati, OH.  Husband of Paula Leckinger (Laturnau) for 44 years of Mashpee. Father of Todd Leckinger and his wife Shannon of Huntersville, NC and Amy Appel (Leckinger) and her husband Matt of Newton. Proud Grampy of Ava and Ben Leckinger and Drew Appel. Brother of Mary Kurtz, Joan Morgan, Paul Leckinger and the late John Leckinger of Ohio. Survived by many nieces and nephews.
Bob was born and educated in Cincinnati, OH. He was a certified public accountant and held a BBS from the University of Cincinnati where he was vice president of his fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. Bob went on to get his MBA from Xavier University. Bob was a founding partner of McGowanLeckinger Associates, a venture capital and consulting firm. Prior to the venture capital firm, he was president of Apparel Retail Corp and was also CFO of a large chain of apparel stores called Hit or Miss.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 10 am in St. Gregory’s Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester Center, MA.  Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in memory of Bob to The Boston Home, 2049 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124.