Dr. Leonard D. Epifano of Southold died Dec. 17 of cancer. He was 81.
He was born Aug. 28, 1929, in Brooklyn to Dominic and Beatrice (Serpe) Epifano. He was a graduate of Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn.
Dr. Epifano was a director of pulmonary medicine for 30 years in New Rochelle, N.Y. According to his family, he enjoyed music, bowling and golf.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ryan-Epifano; his children, Andrea Coangelo of Hillsdale, N.Y., Elena Byrne of Westport, Conn., and Leonard, of New York City; his sister, Marie Santoro of New York City; and four grandchildren.
Private family visiting hours were held at at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. Funeral services took place Dec. 21 at St. Patrick R.C. Church in Southold. Interment followed at the church cemetery.