Marian E. Leoni

Marian E. Leoni of Ambler, Pa, professional singer and homemaker, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the age of 85. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. to the late Phillip and Beatrice Caruso. Marian began her entertainment career when she was 10 years old performing at the "Atlantic City Steel Pier". She became an accomplished Decca Recording artist, later performing advertising radio jingles. She recorded more than 30 songs, including hits like "My Favorite Song", and "This is the Thanks I Get for Loving You". Marian's love of the arts continued throughout her life. She stayed healthy and fit while enjoying tennis, golf, and gardening. She was a member of the Barnes foundation art program. Marian was married to the late Dr. Eugene P. Leoni. They were married 52 years. Mom was an inspiration, and her fun loving spirit and energy will be eternal. Marian is survived by her children Nanette, Susan, Eugene, and Gregory, and 5 grandchildren. A Memorial service was held on Wednesday April 3, 2013 at 11am-12 pm at Kirk & Nice Funeral Home at George Washington Memorial Park, 80 Stenton Ave. Plymouth Meeting, PA. Marian died peacefully of natural causes Donations can be sent to the instead of flowers.

Published in Montgomery Newspapers on Apr. 3, 2013