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Joseph C Leo

November 23, 1950 ~ September 23, 2021 (age 70)

Obituary

Joseph C Leo. November 23, 1950 (age 70) to September 23, 2021.

Joe was born in Elizabeth, NJ, grew up in Roselle Park, NJ and graduated from Roselle Park High class of 1968.  

He enlisted in the US Navy and served as a Seabee in Viet Nam, Midway Island and in the Philippines.  Reenlisted in Naval Reserves, retired, after 20+ years, at the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He was a member of The Last Patrol, a group of veterans that walked from Washington DC to New Jersey carrying etching of names of NJ service members taken from the memorial in DC to the memorial being created in NJ.    

He retired from PSE&G as a Revenue Protection Investigator and remained active lecturing on gas meters.  He lived in Union, NJ for most of his adult life and retired to Greenbriar Oceanaire Community  in Waretown, NJ.  He was active in his community and enjoyed attending veterans reunions.   He owned race horses, enjoyed golf, using social media, visiting with family and friends and participating in American Legion and other local veterans' chapters.

Preceded in death by his parents Tony and Lucy Leo, his brother Michael Leo.  Survived by his brothers, James and Anthony Leo and their families.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 29, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Layton's Home For Funerals
250 W. Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ 08731

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Layton's Home For Funerals
250 W. Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ 08731

Military Honors
Wednesday
September 29, 2021

12:30 PM
Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery
350 Province Line Rd
Wrightstown, New Jersey 08562

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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