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Leo D. Gionfriddo

Born: Tue., Mar. 24, 1936
Died: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017


2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
Location: Ashville

Funeral Service

6:00 PM Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
Location: Ashville

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Leo Gionfriddo 81, Dysart, died August 22, 2017 at UPMC Altoona. Born March 24, 1936 in Dysart, son of the late Paul Sr. and Rose (Rometto) Gionfriddo. Preceded in death by daughters, Lori Gionfriddo, Rose Christy and Denise Halerz, grandson, Mark Eger, daughter in law, Roxanne Gionfriddo, brothers: John, Joseph, Paul Jr., Carmen, James, and Al, and sisters: Josephine “Dolly” Tutko, Mary DeMark, Betty Tutko and Carmella Gionfriddo.  Survived by wife of 49 years, the former Floretta “Flo” Bruce whom he married November 17, 1967 in Virginia, son, David of Dysart, 3 grandchildren: Jennifer (Gary) Hartman, Travis Gionfriddo and Amanda Bruce, 2 great granddaughters: Adabelle and Delilah Gionfriddo. Sister, Joan (Edmund) Rupnick of Folsom and sister in law, Sue Gionfriddo in California, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Leo enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping, he was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan and in his younger days he enjoyed playing and coaching softball for the Ashville VFW. He worked as a miner operator for Beth Energy Mine 33, Ebensburg for over 20 years and was a member of the UMWA. Former member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville. Friends will be received from 2 until time of funeral service at 6 PM Friday at the gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville, PA 16613, Rev. Robert Reese officiating. Committal, St. Thomas Cemetery, Ashville. www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com


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Susan Gionfriddo
   Posted Wed August 23, 2017

DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Sue Gionfriddo and Family.

With our loving memories, Sue Gionfriddo and family (Susan, Gary, Alene) We will always remember your great sense of humor, kindness, and your wonderful smile; you lit up the room!

Paul Gionfriddo--(Joe's son)
   Posted Thu August 24, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wonderful memories of time spent back home in Dysart as a kid!! Miss you Uncle Leo---

David Gionfriddo
   Posted Thu August 24, 2017
Flo & Family. We were saddened to hear of Leo s passing. I think Sue said it best in her message.That is such a great picture of Leo and that's how we all remember him. Take care David,Patty & Family

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