Angelo M. Leonetti Jr. 83 of Nankin died Thursday Nov. 18, 2021 at UH Samaritan Medical Center in Ashland.
He was born March 26, 1938 in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania the son of Angelo and Jenny (Rossi) Leonetti Sr.
Angelo served with honor in the US Army from 1958-1961.
He retired in 2011 from Leitner Manufacturing in Medina where he was a plant manager.
Angelo is a member of Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of Lourdes in New London, Ashland Co. Wildlife Conservation League, Wooster Cruisers Club and he volunteered for the Ashland Co. Park District. He was a member of the Our Lady of Lourdes and attended the First Baptist Church in West Salem. On August 14, 2021, Angelo accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Saviour, in accordance with scripture John 3:3 " Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God." Angelo was an avid hunter, fishman and a competitive shooter.
Angelo is survived by his wife Karen (Mills) Leonetti who he married July 6, 1974, children; Tony (Jenny) Leonetti, Theresa (Jason) Cooper, Michelle Sanchez and Lisa (Doug) Schwartz, grandchildren; Savannah Cooper, Michael and Joey Sanchez, brothers; James (Sharon) Leonetti and Thomas (Kimberly) Leonetti, great grandchildren; Blake Odom, Izayiah and Destree Sanchez and nephews; Bryce Leonetti and Andrew (Stephanie) Leonetti. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Celebration of Life Service to be held at a later date. Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Friday December 3, 2021 at 10:45 at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, OH.Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem is assisting the family. The family would find great comfort if you shared a memory of Angelo on the funeral home's website at mattesonfh.com