Gloria Anne Leo

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Leo (Carfagna) Gloria Anne Leo, age 89, died on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Arlington Court Nursing Home. She grew up in Grandview Heights and graduated from Bliss College. She married Ernest Leo in 1947 and he preceded her in death in 2007. She worked as a bookkeeper for several companies, including Coffman Optical of which she retired from in 2013. A devoted member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, she faithfully took holy communion to the residents of Arlington Court, and was an avid fundraiser for St. Andrew School. She was also a member of St. Francis Seniors. The family extends their thanks to the Breakfast Club and her niece, Toni Felice. She is also preceded in death by her parents Eduardo and Anna Carfagna, sister Sofia Galilei. She is survived by her children, Anna (Robert Brown), Philomena (Gary Blaine), and Vincent (Susan Calmenson); grandchildren, Grace, Vita, Wes, and Emily; step-grandchildren, Heather, Jeremy, Christopher and Jamie Blaine. Friends may call Friday, June 13, 2014, from 4-8 p.m., at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 W. Fifth Avenue, Columbus. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014, at St. Andrew Catholic Church 1899 McCoy Road, (Upper Arlington). Burial to follow, St. Joseph Cemetery, Lockbourne, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute in memory of Gloria to the HomeReach Hospice, c/o OhioHealth Foundation/Kobacker House, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus (43215). Condolences may be sent via

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from June 12 to June 13, 2014
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