Tanis, Leonard, 72, of Matamoras, PA on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Born in Paterson, NJ, he was the son of the late Cornelius and Eva (Marks) Tanis and a resident of Matamoras for the past 20 years moving there from Wanaque, NJ. He was employed as a mason by Joseph Tanis of Wanaque, NJ and a Vietnam veteran serving with the Army. Surviving are three brothers, William of Dingmans Ferry, PA, Joseph of Wanaque, NJ and Thomas of Altamonte, FL and was predeceased by a sister, Anna Rusciano and two brothers, Cornelius and Peter. Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, 4 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ on Monday, November 27 from 11AM to 1:00 PM with a funeral service at 1:00 PM. Private disposition.