MONGIELLO , Leonardo Leonardo Mongiello, age 80, of Mesa AZ passed away at his home in Mesa November 20, 2017. Born in Sant'agata di puglia Italy April 25,1937 and immigrated to New York in 1961 where he met his wife Lorraine Nania, they were married August 17, 1963. She predeceased him September 15, 1999. Leo loved being around his family, He worked for the NYS School System for 25 years until his retirement in 1997 and found work out in Arizona at Casino Arizona, He worked up until his final retirement at age 70. He loved talking and meeting with people and Chinese Buffets, and OTB!! Survivors include beloved children; daughter Lucille Mongiello-Keys and Alvin Keys of Gilbert; sons, Joseph Mongiello, Sheri Mongiello of Manorville, NY and Leonard Mongiello of Mesa. Beloved Grandfather to: Jarred Holland, Joseph Mongiello Jr. and Anthony Mongiello. Viewing to be held Monday, November 27 from 4-7pm and Wake, Mass and burial Tuesday, November 28th 10 am to 1pm both at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa AZ 85207 480-832-2850.
Published on  November 26, 2017