Angel-Sleeping

EMIDIO LEONE

January 25, 1930 ~ June 10, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

EMIDIO LEONE age 92. Beloved husband of the late Nicoletta (nee Amatangelo). Loving father of Berta Paneccasio (Albert) and Emilia Leone. Cherished Nonno of Alberto Paneccasio (Jaclyn) and Antonietta Paneccasio  Dearest brother of Laureano Leone, Vincenza Letterio and Michele Leone (Connie). Dear Uncle, Cousin, and friend of many. Emidio was born January 25, 1930 in Rocca Pia, Italy to Umberto and Maria Leone.

He immigrated to Canada in 1950. He was one of the first of his family members to come to Canada and he paved the way for many others in the years to follow. His wife immigrated from Italy to the United States in 1956 and they were married in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1958 he immigrated from Canada to the United States. Emidio was an expert craftsman with many talents. He worked as a construction worker in his early years and later as a grind-wheel balancer for Ohio Crankshaft where he retired in 1992.

He was an avid gardener and bocce player. He was a member of the Home Family Club for many years. He will be remembered fondly for being the rock for his family, offering great advice and words of encouragement, lending a helping hand when needed, and telling great stories.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. John Bosco Church Friday June 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday 4 - 8 PM at THE A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OHIO (WEST of I-71) 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
June 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME
18149 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
June 17, 2022

10:00 AM
ST. JOHN BOSCO CHURCH
6480 Pearl Road
Parma Heights, OH 44130

Entombment

Holy Cross Cemetery (Brook Park Ohio)

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