MARTHA ANN COLONE LETO, 86, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in San Rafael, Calif. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a longtime resident of San Diego, Calif. "Our beloved mother, Martha, was devoted to her family, and was a superb Italian cook, seamstress, and homemaker." She also worked outside the home in accounts receivable for 30 years. Surviving are her son, Nicholas Leto Jr. and daughter-in-law, Debbi Hansing Leto; daughters, Marisa Leto, Ann Leto, and Denise Leto and daughter-in-law, Rose Giannini Quinn; sister, Virginia Keefer; grandchildren, Allison Leto Nedeljkovic, Carrilyn Leto Martin, Lauren Leto, Joseph Villa, Gabriella Leto Villa, and Antonia Leto; great-grandchild, Makenzie Martin; and numerous loving relatives in Fort Wayne and Castelvetrano, Sicily. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 56 years, Nicholas Leto Sr. Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Saint Luke Catholic Church, El Cajon, Calif. Viewing is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, with Rosary recited, at Paris Frederick Mortuary, El Cajon, Calif. Burial to follow Mass in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. "Martha will be greatly missed by all who loved her. She is resting with the angels now."
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on January 29, 2013