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Gerardo “Jerry” Leone

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, June 16th from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Leone, GerardoFunerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Gerardo “Jerry” Leone who passed away on Monday June 13th, at Massachusetts General Hospital, following a long Illness, he was 76 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, June 17th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in Sacred Heart Church, Brooks St. East Boston at 10 a.m..

Born & raised in San Nicola Baronia Province of Avellino. Jerry was also educated in Avellino as well. As a young man in his early Twenties, he began his journey to America. He immediately went to work in the Meat Packing District of Boston, as a Meat Cutter. Jerry settled in East Boston, where he and his wife Rosa began their life together and started their family. Jerry was of proud of his Italian Heritage, and was thankful to be in America, in which he demonstrated with his great work ethic and love for his family. He also would be found working in the garden at his home, growing a variety of fruits and vegetables.

He is beloved husband of Doan Le of East Boston & the former husband of 35 years to the late Rosa G. (Gerardi) Leone. Cherished father of Alfonso Leone & his wife Lisa of East Boston and Roseanne D’Alleva & her husband Ralph L. of Wakefield. Loving grandfather of Giana & Philip D’Alleva of Wakefield. Dear brother of 5 siblings. Also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grand nieces, & grand nephews. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, June 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, June 17th at 10:00 a.m. in  Sacred Heart Church, East Boston

Entombment

Holy Cross Cemetery – Community Mausoleum, Malden

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-1968

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  1. Kelly and Joe Tinnirello
    Jun 15 2016

    We are so very sorry for your loss Rosanne and family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Joe and Kelly Tinnirello

  2. Cacicio Family
    Jun 14 2016

    Very sorry for your loss.
    You family is my thoughts and prayers.
    Cacicio Family

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