RAGNI, Leo I., 79, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Belmont Community Hospital Bellaire, OH.

He was born January 1, 1934 at Bellaire, a son of the late Innocenzo and Igina Gasparinni Ragni.

Leo was the former owner of Ragni Distributing Co. of Bellaire and after merging with Iron City Distributing of Mingo Junction he retired in 1998.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Clairsville, the Sons of Italy and IAC of Bellaire, and was US Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, Leo was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and Victor Ragni.

Surviving is his wife of 50 years, Donna Boron Ragni, his daughter, Loraine (Joseph) Horine, Bernardsville, NJ and two grandsons, Joseph Andrew and Leo David Horine.

Friends will be received at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 204 W. Main St., St. Clairsville, OH Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 where a vigil service will be held at 3:45 and Sons of Italy service at 6:30 p.m.

Leo’s Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, St. Clairsville Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. with Fr. Michael Gossett the Celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith in Action, Valley Hospice, or St. Mary’s Building fund.

Online condolences may be offered at www.altmeyer.com.