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John Anthony Leone

November 18, 1928 ~ September 25, 2021 (age 92)

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John Anthony Leone, life-long resident of Jeffries Point, East Boston, passed away at his home peacefully surrounded by his loving family on September 25th at the age of 92.

John was born in East Boston on November 18,1928 to Rafael and Antoinetta (Spano) Leone. 

Beloved husband of Anna (Navarra) Leone.

Devoted father of Joseph Leone and his wife Jamuna of Medford, Rocco Leone and his wife Camelia of Newton, Annette Leone of East Boston, Clementina Leone of Revere and Angela Hannigan and her husband Robert of Westborough.

Dear brother of Frank Leone and his late wife Rose and the late Pasquale Leone and his surviving wife Joan, Mildred Pirone and her late husband Frank and Clementina Cornetta and her surviving husband Frederick.

Cherished grandfather of Elizabeth, Ana-Maria and Joseph Leone, John and Ava Hannigan.

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends will honor John's life by gathering on Thursday September 30th at Sacred Heart Church Brooks St., East Boston at 10:00AM for a Funeral Mass in celebration of John's life. Services will conclude with John being laid to rest with full military honors at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA.

John was a late Army Veteran Korean Conflict. John worked two jobs all of his life, his primary job being a Metal Stock Clerk at Draper Laboratories. He loved his family and spending time with them. He enjoyed going to Suffolk Downs Race Track and watching the horses. He was known for always having a big smile that could light up any room. He will be missed by all. 

In accordance with the City of Boston Five-Point Plan for the Delta Variant of COVID-19, face masks are required at all times when indoors.


Funeral Mass
September 30, 2021

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
45 Brooks St.
East Boston, MA 02128

September 30, 2021

11:15 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
175 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148

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