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Joseph L "Joe" Leone
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1932
Niagara Falls
Niagara County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 2013

Born in Niagara Falls, NY in 1932 during the Great Depression, Joseph L. Leone was the youngest of seven children born of the parents Giuseppa and Ignazio Leone.

He was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters, Jack (Caroline), Dr. Casmer (Elpina) and Anthony Leone, Esther (Battista) Mule, Francis (Daniel) DeSantis and Pictrina (Nicholas) Martino.

In 1961, he received an honorable discharge from the United States Army. Later that year, he was blessed in marriage for 42 years to his loving wife, Rosalie (Catanzaro), who passed away in February 2004. Together they had four children, Lisa, Joseph Vincent, James Stephen and John Anthony. Together, they were also blessed with three loving grandchildren, (mother: Lisa) Armand Edward, Lucia Louisa and Massimo Joseph Hassen.

A graduate from Purdue University, he worked for the Food and Drug Administration of the United States Government as a supervisory chemist. After retiring as Director of the Lab from the FDA in 1996, he became involved for many years with Niagara's tourism lending his charm and selling tours of the area to wide-eyed visitors from all over the world.

He very much loved his family, his home, a good scotch and close friends.

He will be with us forever. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ignazio Leone (1881 - 1967)
  Josephine Lazarra Leone (1894 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosalie Catanzaro Leone (1939 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anthony I Leone (____ - 2010)*
  Frances Rose Leone DeSantis (1919 - 1998)*
  Casmer E Leone (1921 - 2013)*
  Joseph L Leone (1932 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Niagara Falls
Niagara County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Roanho
Record added: Oct 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118658699
 

Thank you for your service.
- MrsB
 Added: Nov. 18, 2013
 
 
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