DeLEONARDIS, Gerry L., (also known as “Mr. D”), 73, of New Alexandria, Ohio, died Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at home with his family at his side.

He was born September 20, 1940 in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of the late Frank and Dorothy Polen DeLeonardis.

Gerry was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a retired foreman of 35 years from Timet Corporation in Toronto, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, Gerry was preceded in death by a brother, Harold.

Gerry is survived by a brother, William and a sister, Donna, both of Richmond, Ohio; sons, Frank (Barbara) of Steubenville, Terry (Tricia) of Ocklawaha, Fla., Michael (Tammy) of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Mark of Bergholz, Ohio, Anthony (Jeana) of Mingo Junction; a daughter, Cathy of Croswell, Michigan; grandchildren, Zach, Tessa, Teric, Tiarra, Katelin, Kaleb, Austin, Shaye, Mark Jr., Joshua, Chris, Carey, Casey, Cody, Anthony Jr., and Kylee; and four great- grandchildren.

Gerry’s family would like to sincerely thank Dr. Abdullah Kalla and Charity Hospice and Rev. Sam Retzer for all their care and compassion.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Gerry DeLeonardis to Charity Hospice, P.O. Box 2483, Wintersville, OH 43953.

The family is being assisted by Blaschalk-Wilson Funeral Home, 115 Union Avenue, Mingo Junction, Ohio.

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