Leone, Anthony John Sr. - January 27, 2016


Anthony John Leone Sr., 89, of Kensington, widower of Norma Ann (Gonyea) Leone, died Wednesday morning (January 27, 2016) at his home. Born in New Britain, son of the late Giuseppe and the late Lucia (Russo) Leone, he attended Berlin Schools, served in the US Army in WWII, and was employed at The Stanley Works until his retirement. He was a member of St. Paulís Church, American Legion Post 68, and V.F.W. Post 511 in New Britain. He is survived by a son, Anthony J. Leone Jr. of Kensington, two daughters and a son-in-law, Susan M. Dodds, and Lucy and Gary Gajewski, all of Kensington, four grandchildren, Mark and Gary Gajewski, and Chelsea and Sean Dodds, eight great-grandchildren, Emma, Abigail, Lily, T.J., Kevin, Derek, Jayden, and Dylan, and four nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday (February 1, 2016) at 10am DIRECTLY at St. Paul's Church, 485 Alling Street, Kensington. Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Berlin Public Health Nursing Service, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037.

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