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January 2, 2013

George B. Leonardo

The Daily Star

---- — George B. Leonardo

MARYLAND — George B. Leonardo, 60, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on Sept. 18, 1952, in Kingston, the son of Albert and Betty (Gulnick) Leonardo Sr.

George married Marie Ward on Jan. 24, 1988, in Maryland.

He was employed at the Schenevus Central School for many years.

He was a past member of the CH Graham Hose Co. and the Schenevus-Maryland Emergency Squad.

George is survived by his wife, Marie Leonardo of Maryland; a daughter, Victoria Leonardo and her husband, Jared of Maryland; two sons, Anthony and Salvatore Leonardo, both of Maryland; two brothers, Albert (Linda) Leonardo Jr. of Florida and Robert (Winifred) Leonardo of Kingston; two sisters, Gertrude (Gary) Tomczyk Sr. of Kingston and Denise Tomczyk of Binghamton; a brother-in-law, Larry (Fran) Ward of Maryland; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents; and a brother, Kirk Leonardo.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at the Heller Funeral Home, 25 Arch St., in Schenevus. A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Ronald Green, MM officiating.

Contributions may be made in loving memory of George to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.

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The Heller Funeral Home in Schenevus is assisting the family.