Angelo F. Leonardis

Mr. Leonardis, 80, of Woodbridge, died Oct. 29, 2011, at Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center, Edison. Born in Newark, he had resided in Woodbridge for the past 49 years. He was employed as a longshoreman for Maher Terminals, Port Elizabeth, for 50 years before retiring in 2007. Mr. Leonardis was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Korean War. He was a communicant of St. James Roman Catholic Church, Woodbridge. He was predeceased by his wife, Joan Kipila Leonardis, in 2007. Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Marie Kish of Carteret and Lisa and Danny Petro of Woodbridge; a son and daughter-in-law, Angelo “Archie” and Heather Leonardis of the Port Reading section of Woodbridge; a brother, Carmen Leonardis of Jackson; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held at Costello-Greiner Funeral Home, Woodbridge, followed by a Mass of Resurrection at St. James Church. Interment took place at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia section of Woodbridge.