1920 – 2014
Grosvenordale – Virginia D. Leo, 93, formerly of Pine View Courts, Riverside Dr., died February 12, 2014 in Matulaitis Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of the late Vito Leo. Born in Thompson, she was the daughter of the late Antino and Mary (Simas) Moitozo.
Mrs. Leo worked as a winder and tender for area textile mills. She was a communicant of St. JosephChurch. Virginia was best known in her family for making mulartz, jell-o squares, and fried cookies.
Virginia is survived by many nieces and nephews, including; Lucy and Joe Ashmore of Killingly, Pat Leo of Dayville, Rocky and Helen Navarro of N. Grosvenordale, and Vito Leo of Danielson. She was predeceased by her sister, Mary Dubeau and Jenny Perrotta, and her brothers, Anthony Moitozo, John Moitozo, and Joseph Moitozo.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Virginia’s family from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 17, 2014 in the Valade Funeral Home, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N.Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Church. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.