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Obituary: Deacon Michael J. Leo

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Deacon Michael J. Leo, a Deacon of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, died on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Deacon Leo was ordained to the Diaconate by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr at Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church in Dayton Ohio on April 27, 2013. Deacon Leo served at Holy Trinity Parish in Dayton upon Ordination. He remained at the parish during the entire six years of ordained ministry.

He was the son of the late Edwin and Agatha (Monnin) Leo. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Charles “Tom” Leo and Jerry Leo. Michael is survived by his wife of 47 years, Therese; children, Mark (Allison) and Diane; grandchildren, Kellen, Patrick, and Nyle; siblings, Carolyn Monnin, Sister Jane Bernadette Leo, David (Rita) Leo, Cheryl (Ted) Elmore, special friend, Sister John Michael Geis and numerous other family members.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. and chaired the Gaelic Mass for the Celtic Festival for 15 years.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on August 13, 2019 at Holy Trinity Church with Rev. Angelo Anthony celebrant.

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