The Village of Lindenhurst is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Mayor Frederick R. Kienle. Mayor Kienle served the Village as mayor from April 1988 to April 1996. In addition, Mayor Kienle served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Mayor Kienle was also a member of the Lindenhurst Volunteer Fire Department Union Hook & Ladder Co. #1 since February 26, 1951, served as Captain of Union Hook & Ladder Co. #1, as a member, Lieutenant and Captain of the ‘Snails’ Drill Team, a delegate to the Lindenhurst Fire Council, the Town of Babylon Firemen’s Association, the Suffolk County Firemen’s Association, the Southern New York Firemen’s Association, and the New York State Parade and Drill Team Association. Mayor Kienle served as Chief of the Lindenhurst Volunteer Fire Department from 1971 to 1973.
Mayor Kienle was also involved in several local community organizations including the Lindenhurst Historical Society, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, and the Knights of Colombus.
Please join the Village in mourning the passing of this important member of our community.