Emily J. Leo

June 03, 1927 ‒ July 29, 2013

Marengo, Ohio

Emily J. Leo, age 86 of Marengo, died peacefully Monday morning July 29, 2013, at her residence.

She was born June 3, 1927 in Columbus to the late Arthur and Jane L. (Hackett) Henson Sr. She was a graduate of South High School. She had worked for Ohio Bell in various capacities the last being Repair Service Orders. Member of the Telecom Pioneers, Multiple Sclerosis Key 19 Association and American Legion Post #710 Ladies Auxiliary.

Emily loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, bowling and golf. Emily was also proud of her charity work for Multiple Sclerosis.

She is survived by her children: Craig Leo of Sunbury, Chrissie (Ron) Nist of Delaware, Brad (Cindy ) Leo of Marengo, Janie (Chris) Leo of Rougemont, NC; 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren .

She was preceded in death by her husband: Jack H. Leo on December 21, 1987; brother: Arthur Henson Jr.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday 7 p.m. with Celebrant Don Lockwood officiating at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury and friends may call one hour prior to the service. Graveside committal will be held Saturday 11:30 a.m. in the Marengo Cemetery with a luncheon following at the American Legion Post.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.