Frank Thomas Leono, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born Feb. 16, 1943 in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of Mertle Marie Farrell Bozek of Wilkes-Barre.
Frank attended Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, and was self-employed as a painter in the area for many years. He enjoyed going to the horse races at Pocono Downs.
He is survived by his daughters, Shirley Leono, Patricia Curry and her husband, Patrick, and Mary Sherlinski and her husband, Martin, all of Wilkes-Barre; companion, Brenda Banaszek; grandchildren, Jill Kreuter and her husband, Corey, of Drums, Benji Matthew Benjamin, of Wilkes-Barre, Jamie Simmons and her husband, Brian, of Exeter, and Stephanie Curry, Wilkes-Barre; several nieces and nephews; and his good friend, Gene Plantamura, Wilkes-Barre.
Funeral services will be held today at 9 p.m. at the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. George Kropp officiating. Family and friends may call from 7 p.m. until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the SPCA, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, or to the
, 101 W. Frack St., Frackville, PA 17931.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 2, 2013