Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather
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Michael John Leone, 88 of Mount Tabor passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Born in Belleville, the son of the late James and Margaret (Mauriello) Leone, he lived in Belleville and Toms River before moving to Mount Tabor. Michael was a Air Force Veteran and served during the Korean War, prior to retirement he worked as a Supervisor for New Jersey Turnpike in Secaucus.
Beloved husband of the late Cora (Valvano) Leone, he is survived by his loving daughters, Lisa Giansanti and her husband, David and Margaret Welter; 2 sisters, Susan Craig and Mary Montarelli; 3 grandchildren, Michael Welter and his wife, Jessica, Raelyn and David Giansanti; his nephews James and Vincent Leone and many other loving nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents and his wife, Michael was predeceased by his daughter, Vita Rose Sabatino; his brother, James Leone and his wife, Rose and several other brothers and sisters.
The funeral will be Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home 267 Centre St., Nutley at 9 a.m.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Belleville at 10 a.m.
The entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.
Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Parkinson's Foundation (www.parkinson.org) or the National Breast Cancer Foundation (www.nationalbreastcancer.org/) would be preferred. ¬¬¬¬¬