Leo P. "Litts" Mikelonis

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Leo P."Litts" Mikelonis, 100, West Weber Ave., DuBois, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at his home.
Born April 19, 1915, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Anthony and Veronica (Stepanouskas) Mikelonis.
He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II.
On Aug. 30, 1947, he married Sara L. (Carmella) Mikelonis. She preceded him in death April 30, 2011.
Litts was a self-employed tailor owning A.B. Mikelonis Tailor from 1932-1968. After retirement, he was a bartender at the Litts Club from 1968 until 1980.
He was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church. He was a member of the former Lithuanian Independence Club and the Pulaski Club and a life member of the Goodwill Hose Co. #5. Litts was honored at this past year's Community Days celebration as the oldest active member of the DuBois Volunteer Fire Department. He was a well-known bowler and spent many years competing in the Fireman's League. Litts was also a Meals on Wheels volunteer.
Litts is survived by his children, Gail Boyles of DuBois, Pa., and Paul Mikelonis of Clifton, Ariz., one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three sisters: Mary Rokosky, Ann Voyten, and Geraldine Mikelonis; and three brothers: John Stradofsky, Eugene Mikelonis, and Anthony Mikelonis Jr.
Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. today, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Daniel Kresinski as celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Goodwill Hose Co. #5, 418 South State St., DuBois, PA 15801 and/or Penn Highlands Hospice, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Courier Express from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2015
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