Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 1, 2011 10:49 am EDT


DUNNELLON, Fla. — Leo Benedetti, 92, of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away Aug. 30, 2011.

Born May 20, 1919, in Columbus, Ohio, he was the son of the late Quinto and Assunta (Ferini) Benedetti. Leo graduated from St. Vincent de Paul High School, St. Charles Seminary in Columbus and seminary at Cincinnati. He was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, Mount Vernon Council.

He retired from a hospital in Orlando, Fla., where he was an electronic maintenance technician. He enjoyed golf and his ham radio.

Leo is survived by his wife, Geri; two stepchildren; a sister, Violette Varasso; three brothers, Paul, Charles and Joseph; and many cousins, nephews and nieces.

Submitted by Joseph Benedetti.

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