Peacefully with his family at his side on December 26, 2012 at 81 years of age. Beloved husband of 61years to Morella (nee Weston). Loving father of Rhonda and husband Larry Neubauer, Ken, Terry and wife Annette, and Bob. Dear son of the late James Arthur and Laura (nee Dwyer). Cherished papa of Tracey and husband Colin Lesperance, Catherine and husband Jay LaPlante, Sarah and husband Rob Kimball, David Donnelly, Sean and wife Christine Donnelly, Daniel Donnelly, Angela and husband Matt Fox, Christine Donnelly and fiancé Nathan, and great-grandpa of Elizabeth, Noah, Charlotte, Cohen, Crawford, Logan, Zachary, Alexis, and baby Lesperance. Awaiting his arrival in heaven are sisters Rita (Earl O’Brien), Margaret (James Predhomme), and brothers Wilfred (Emily Fredette) and Patrick. Survived by sisters Eileen (late Vince Jolie), Anna (Roger Jolie), Joan (Leo Parent), and sister-in-law Cecilia Donnelly. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and best friend Hugh Allen. He will always be missed by his close friends in Arizona. Special thanks to our daughter-in-law Mary Donnelly for her countless hours of love and care of dad. Leo retired from Hiram Walkers in 1992 after 39 years of service and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #594. Our appreciation to Sheila and Sonja for your care over the past 15 months. If you so desire, donations to Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor Essex or the Parkinson’s Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 7-9pm, Friday 2-5pm and 7-9pm, parish prayers Friday 3pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 On Saturday family and friends will meet at Sacred Heart Church LaSalle after 9:30am followed by Mass at 10:30am. Interment, Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca


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