Leonardo Mazzei

Date of Death: 
February 23, 2019

Leonardo Mazzei passed away on February 23, 2019 at the age of 70. He was the beloved husband of Antonietta (nee Loria). Loving brother of Maria Balestra, Celestina Leporace and the late Silverio Mazzei, Rosetta Spina, Elvira Chiodo, Rita Toscano and Piera Gidaro. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and family in the US, Italy and Argentina as well as the loving members of the Loria family, brother and sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews, in Italy. Leonardo was an avid soccer fan of Fiorentina Soccer Team in Italy and played for the UGH Soccer Club in Philadelphia.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, March 2nd from 10 to 11am at Our Lady of Consolation Church, Tulip St and Princeton Avenue. His Funeral Mass will follow at 11am. Interment will be private. We regret to inform but the family prefers no visits to their home.
In Lieu of flowers family would prefer donations to be made to the American Lung Association at www.lung.org

Memories and Condolences

Antonella, So very sorry to hear of Leonardo's passing. Maria and I enjoyed so very much visiting with your both several year ago. You and your family are in our prayers.

Respectfully,

Cousin Leonardo from Virginia

Antonietta, ci associamo alla prematura scomparsa di Leonardo. Lui era molto socievole, amichevole, sempre felice e non ha mai dato segni di quello che stava passando.
Le nostre piu' sentite condoglianze,
Silvio.

I’m so sorry to hear about Leonard. I met him last July in San Giovanni in Fiore. He is a long lost relative. We shared a couple meals and my wife and I sat next to him and his wife. He was very entertaining. I was laughing and enjoyed him so much. He reminded me of a cross between my father in law and Robert DeNiro. I only knew him for those few days. I enjoyed seeing his Facebook posts and hoped to see him again. I’m very sad that he’s gone and give my condolences to Antoinette and those loved ones left behind.

We will all miss his very unique and strong sense of humor ,Lenny had very strong family values and big a heart towards others family and friends,
avid sports fan in particular soccer and his favorite national league in Italy Fiorentina,as a young man he played the sport of soccer in Italy and when he immigrated to the USA he continued his desire to be part of the soccer teams in Phila Pa .
He will surely be missed by family & friends!
Rest In Peace caro cognato .

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