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Philomena Marie Leone

February 22, 2021


Philomena Marie Leone passed away on February 22nd, 2021, at the age of 78.  Phyllis was born on October 13th,1942 to Gerardo Leone and Madeline Rowello in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

Phyllis was a member of the first graduating class of Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School in 1960, married in 1963, and had two sons.

After relocating with her family to Tampa, Florida, in 1980 Phyllis became a real estate agent, broker, took up crochet and photography. She was a devout Catholic and enjoyed music, dancing, cooking for her family, and was an enthusiastic animal lover. Besides her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her brothers Paul and Jerry Leone and her ex-husband. She is survived by her sons; Frank (Anne) and John Ruggeri and her granddaughter Francesca.

A funeral mass, yet to be scheduled, will be celebrated in Philadelphia, PA. 








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