Albert Leo Obituary, Death – After a brief battle with illness, Albert A. Leo, age 83, from Ellport, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at the Avalon Place. He was the son of William and Antionette Locareno Leo, both of whom passed away before his birth on May 31st, 1939 in New Brighton. When Eleanor M. “Tootie” Leo passed away on January 15, 2011, they had been married for 49 years. He called her “Tootie.” Al worked as a millright-rigger at the B&W in Koppel until he retired, at which point he was no longer employed there. In Ellwood City, he attended services at the Divine Grace Parish, also known as Holy Redeemer. He served as an Auxiliary Policemen in Ellwood City in addition to being a Captain of the Fire Police, a lifetime member of the Wurtemburg Perry Volunteer Fire Department, and a member of the department for 35 years. Additionally, he contributed his time to the Ellwood City Carpenter’s Project as a volunteer.
Surviving family members include daughter Pam (Joe) MacDonald, son Albert (Joan) Leo, all of Ellport; two grandchildren, Misty (Stan) Piecuch of Ellport and Jared (Kelsey) MacDonald of Wurtemburg; great-granddaughter Kora Piecuch; sister Helen Thull of Atlanta; and a brother-in-law, Fred Kobbe of Shenango. Al’s two sisters Dorothy Iorio and Rita Kroll, as well as his brother Bill Leo, passed away before him. He was also predeceased by his wife Tootie, who he had been married to.
On Saturday, April 15, 2023, visiting hours will be held at the Marshall Funeral Home, located at 200 Fountain Avenue in Ellwood City, beginning at 4:00 pm and continuing until the time of the Funeral Service, which will begin at 7:00 pm. The Reverend Tod Custer, who serves as the Firemen’s Chaplain, will preside over the ceremony. After the funeral, the burial will take place at Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Donations in his memory can be sent to the Wurtemburg Perry Volunteer Fire Department, which is located at PO Box 469 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, 16117.