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DiCesare, Leo J.

Leo Joseph DiCesare, a resident of North Easton for over 30 years, died Friday, October 7, 2011 surrounded by his loving and devoted family. He was 86. He was born and raised in the Readville area of Hyde Park by his late parents Giovanni and Angelina ( Navaroli) DiCesare. Leo joined the United States Navy in 1943, during World War II.  He received the World War II Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Medal and the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Medal. He was a proud Life member of the VFW Post #2547 of Easton. Mr. DiCesare loved to play golf and was the oldest member of the Pine Oaks Golf Club of Easton. He was a self employed carpenter for many years with the TOMLEO Construction Company and with Marlin Construction Company. He is survived by his loving wife of more than 60 years, Margeorgy M. (Driscoll) DiCesare of North Easton; his children Donna L. Avery and her husband Tom of South Daytona, FL., Lori D. Lombardo and her husband Robert of Wayne, ME. and Leon J. DiCesare and his wife Josie of Greenville, NC.; his sisters Julia DiCesare of Hyde Park, Velia DiCesare of Hyde Park, and Linda Pacini of Easton; his brothers Albert DiCesare of Chatham and George DiCesare of Santa Rosa, CA. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Dominic, John and Alfred DiCesare. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, October 12, 2011,from 4-6 pm at Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 am at the funeral home. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Cyndi Oteri
    October 9th, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    Donna, I am so sorry for your lOSS. My sympathies go out to you and your family. I wish that I could be there with you. {{hugs}}

  2. Christine & Mike Griffin
    October 10th, 2011 | 9:25 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Hold onto the memories as that can not be taken away. Support and comfort each other as time goes by, be thankful for the time that you had together and cherish the time that you continue to have with your family. May God bless all of you.

  3. Francine & Gary Driscoll
    October 10th, 2011 | 9:04 pm

    Uncle Leo always always greeted you with a warm smile and a wonderful, positive outlook that warmed your heart. We will miss him dearly. We know God is holding him close to His heart this day.
    Our deepest sympathies to Aunt Margie and family. We love you!
    Gary and Francine

  4. October 10th, 2011 | 9:37 pm

    We’re going to miss seeing Leo on the golf course each morning. Also we miss Margeory because she used to come on Tuesday Mornings and play with the league. Haven’t seen Donna in years, but I remember her from the days at the Foxboro Company. Please accept our condolences.

  5. October 11th, 2011 | 2:12 pm

    As Past Commander of the George F. Schindler Post 2547 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, located in Easton, Massaachusetts we pay our last respects to our comrad who has met his final calling. Leo was a personal friend as well as a fellow veteran who served his nations cause during World War II. good-bye, leo

  6. Ben & Gail Penno
    October 18th, 2011 | 3:27 pm

    Donna, We are very sorry for your loss. We would have attended, had we known. Please pass our sympathy on to your family. Love ~ Ben & Gail

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