Ernest Leone of West Grove

Ernest Leone, 62, of West Grove, died Sunday, Feb. 5, at his
vacation home in West Yellowstone, Mont.

Born in Wilmington, he was the son of Alfred Leone of
Kennett Square, and the late Gladys Leardi Leone.

Ernie was president of Mushroom Central Supply in
Toughkenamon. In his younger years, he worked at the Suburban Bakery, which was
a family business.

He was an officer and lifetime member of the Italian American
Club in Kennett Square, and a member of the National Rifle Association. Ernie
was an avid outdoorsman and hunter.

Ernie enjoyed spending time with his fiancé, Brenda, while
splitting their time at their home in West Grove and at their home in Montana,
where she owned and operated the Buffalo Trading Company.

He lived life to its fullest and enjoyed being with his
family and friends.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his fiancée,
Brenda Heverin; two sons, Anthony M. Leone and his wife Erin of Lincoln
University, and Nicholas S. Leone and his longtime companion Nikki Szymanski of
Oxford; two sisters, Debbie Leone of Kennett Square, and Evie Leone Corrado and
her husband Frank of Kennett Square, and two grandchildren, Dominic and

You are invited to visit with Ernie’s family and friends
from 6-9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, and again from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb.
14, at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 300 State Road, West Grove.
His funeral Mass will follow. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Route
82 in Kennett Square.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution in Ernie’s memory may be
made to, Drexel College of Medicine, Transplant Wellness Fund, Liver Transplant
Dept., Hahnemann University Hospital, 216 North Broad Street, MS417,
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Online condolences may be made by visiting

Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett

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