Joseph G. Leonardo, Jr.

Joseph G. Leonardo, Jr., 72, of Hollywood, Florida and formerly of Ide Avenue, East Providence passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Joseph DiMaggio Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood.   Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph G. Leonardo, Sr. and Angelina (Pezzillo) Leonardo.  Joe was the owner & operator of the former Joseph G. Leonardo Dairy Farm and the Joseph G. Leonardo Sand & Gravel, Inc.   He enjoyed playing golf, the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.  Above everything else, he enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a devoted father and grandfather.  He was the devoted father of Joseph G. Leonardo, III, David A. Leonardo and Cheryl Ann Leonardo and the devoted “Pa” to Lucas A. Leonardo and Benjamin J. Leonardo.  He also leaves one sister, Marie King and two brothers, Anthony Leonardo and Michael Leonardo. His funeral will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 5-8.