Leonardo Micele

Obituary of Leonardo Micele

MICELE, Leonardo - Surrounded by his family at Vision Nursing Home, Leonardo Micele died on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Rosina (2007). Dear father of Nicola Micele & his wife Gerardina, Maria Di Brita & her husband Mario, and Giuseppe Micele & his partner Tamara Milligan, all of Sarnia. Loving nonno of Barbara Di Brita (John), Nick Di Brita, Andrea Di Brita, Rosa Feleppa (Mauro) and Leo Micele. Bisnonno of Alexander, Aubrey, Antonio, Ari and Dante. Brother-in-law of Arturo Paoletti, Switzerland. Predeceased by his parents Concetta & Nicola Micele, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Born in Montefalcone di Val Fortore, Benevento, Italy. Leonardo served in the Italian Army for many years. He worked in Switzerland, Germany and Milan before immigrating to Sarnia in 1978. Leo also worked as a labourer with Local 1089 for 10 years. His passion was his family and loved continuing his Italian traditions such as gardening and wine making. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff and physicians at Vision Nursing Home for their compassionate care of Leo over the last 6 years. Friends will be received at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Stephen Savel at St. Benedict's Church on Saturday, August 26th at 11 a.m. Entombment at Resurrection Mausoleum to follow. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 774 London Rd., Sarnia, N7T 4Y1 or Bluewater Health Foundation, 89 Norman St., Sarnia, N7T 6S3. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com