1941 - 2020
Obituary of Paolo Leone
With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Paolo on Saturday, November 7, 2020 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Survived by his loving wife Angela for 42 years. Adored father of Sara Scarapicchia (Luigi), Rosa Pullano (Larry), Letizia Maggio (Frank) and Paola Finch (Scott). Proud Nonno of Alesia (Dan), Kristen (Mike), Kayla, Danielle, Isabelle, Anthony, Michael, Antonio and his great grandson Luka. Predeceased by his parents, Michele and Antonina Leone and survived by his mother-in-law Rosa Brunetto. Dearest brother of Giuseppina, Giuseppe (Gianna), Salvatore (Domenica "Donna"), and brother-in-law of Giuseppe D'asaro (Graziella), Giuseppina D'asaro (Orazio). Paolo will also be remembered and missed by many nieces and nephews. Paolo was known for his exceptional gift of woodworking, and his many hours put into his garden. He could be found in the yard riding his mower for hours. He was a longtime member of the Giovanni Caboto Club. He will be forever loved and missed.
Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 146 Talbot St. S, Essex on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 11am, please arrive at 10:45am. Due to COVID restrictions, visitation and Mass are limited to a specific number of people at a time. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca to secure a designated time to pay your respects and to attend the funeral service. EVERYONE must wear a mask and social distance from the family and those around them. If desired, memorial donations made to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca