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Leonard "Len" Vogel

October 9, 1948 October 2, 2018
Leonard "Len" Vogel
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Obituary for Leonard "Len" Vogel

DURHAM: Leonard J. Vogel, Jr., 69, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

He leaves behind his wife of 47 years, Caroline, daughters Monica (Andy) and Meredith (Jeremy), grandchildren Tyler, Benjamin, and Genevieve, siblings Frances Vogel, Rosemary Dow, Nancy Pieroni (Michael), Patricia Smith (Mark), Paul Vogel (Glenda), and James Vogel (Pamela), as well as nephews, nieces, numerous friends and colleagues.

Len, to his friends, left an indelible mark on the Triangle through his 42 years as a custom home designer. His award-winning homes, additions, and renovations can be seen throughout Durham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and beyond. This summer, Len was inducted into the AIBD College of Fellows for his work. Len loved creating spaces for families that were not only functional but beautiful.

Len was born in Fall River, Mass., to Leonard and Gertrude Vogel. He graduated from B.M.C. Durfee High School and what is now UMass Dartmouth and studied at the Boston Architectural College. He, his wife Caroline and two daughters relocated to North Carolina in 1981. In 1988, Len launched Vogel Residential Designs.

Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. A service will be held Monday, October 8, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Infant Catholic Church in Durham.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to Habitat for Humanity in honor of Len’s dedication to making houses homes.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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11:00 AM 10/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Holy Infant Catholic Church

5000 Southpark Dr.
Durham, NC 27713

Holy Infant Catholic Church
5000 Southpark Dr. Durham 27713 NC
United States

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