Erasmo De Leon

Erasmo De Leon

PORT CLINTON: Erasmo De Leon, 72, of Port Clinton, OH, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center, Port Clinton.

Erasmo was born on June 07, 1940 in Pharr, TX, the son of Jose Angel and Marta (Flores) De Leon. On December 30, 2003 in Port Clinton, OH, he married Margaret "Peggy" Smith and she survives. Erasmo worked as a machine operator for Sandusky Athol until his retirement. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Erasmo loved camping, fishing, spending time with his family & friends, cookouts and working on cars. He was an assistant scout master for Troop 351 and an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the Cleveland Indians.

Erasmo will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.

Survivors include: Wife: Margaret "Peggy" De Leon; Sons: Eddie (Belia) De Leon and Javier (Joyce) De Leon; Daughter: Melissa (Mark) French; Siblings: Feliciano (Rose) De Leon, Maria G. (Miguel) Castillo-Palacios, Merardo (Maria) De Leon, Jacinta Vega and Eva (Antonio) Cancino; 11 Grandchildren; eight Great-Grandchildren; and many loving cousins, nieces & nephews.

Erasmo was preceded in death by his parents, first wife: Yolanda A. De Leon; son: Homero De Leon; and two infant sisters.

Visitation will be 4-8PM, Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, OH. Family prayers will be held at 9:30AM, Thursday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00AM, Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton. Interment will be in LaCarpe Cemetery, Lacarne, OH.

Memorial donations in memory of Erasmo may be given to Stein Hospice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

Funeral Home

Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory
216 Washington Street Port Clinton, OH 43452
(419) 732-3121

Published in the News Herald on Jan. 22, 2013