Mary Eleanor (Mev) Visconti Leonhardt, widow of George E. Leonhardt Jr., passed away at the age of 95, on November 2, 2019 at The Benton House in Bluffton, SC.
Mev was born in Latrobe, PA on January 5, 1924 to the late Joseph Visconti and Florence Yanarella Visconti. She graduated from Latrobe High School in 1941. She and her husband were married on July 6th, 1946 in Latrobe and lived and worked there together for 42 years, until his death in 1988. They had one son George E Leonhardt III.
George and his wife, Phyllis McCarthy Leonhardt, moved to the Hilton Head area in 2010 and Mev left Latrobe and joined them in Hilton Head in 2012.
In addition to her son and his wife, Mev is survived by grandchildren Ann Leonhardt Caprio and her husband Tom of Rochester,NY and Stephen Leonhardt and his wife Marissa of Encino,CA; greatgrandchildren Lillian, Elizabeth and Caroline Leonhardt of Encino,CA; two sisters, Theresa Visconti Gaudino , and Virginia Visconti Collier, a brother, Joseph Visconti and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mev’s family will receive friends on December 6th from 9 to 10am in the Assembly Room at St. Vincent Basilica 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe,PA. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10am in the Basilica with interment following the Mass at Unity Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Vincent Parish, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650.
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