CANFIELD There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Monday, May 6, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Church, Canfield, with Father Terrence Hazel officiating, for John M. Leone, 70, who peacefully entered eternal life on Friday, May 3, 2013, at his home.
He was born Sept. 10, 1942, in Youngstown, the son of Andy Daniel and Virginia Helen (Sandy) Leone.
A second generation Italian-American, he began his education at Roosevelt Elementary School, and then attended East High School.
John was a lifelong area resident who loved fishing, playing bocce, watching the Cleveland Indians, visiting with his friends at the Senior Independence Center and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Youngstown, where he had enjoyed being an altar server. He also attended St. Dominic Church in Youngstown and St. Michael Church in Canfield with his family.
He is survived and will be sadly missed by his brother, Andy F. (Caroline) Leone of Canfield; his nieces and nephews, Christine (W. Brian) Berlin of Canfield, Anthony (Jennifer) Leone of Cincinnati, Catherine (Brian) Petrunia of Canfield, and Andrew (Stephanie) Leone of Hudson; and his great-nieces and great-nephews, Samantha, Allison, Claire, William, Isabella and David.
John was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends may call from 9 a.m. until 9:55 a.m. at St. Michael Church in Canfield, prior to Johns funeral Mass.
Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent De Paul, in care of St. Dominic Church, 77 East Lucius Ave., Youngstown, OH 44507.
Family and friends may visit www.rossiantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book, or send condolences to the Leone family.