Richard Joseph Leite

March 8, 1923 ~ February 13, 2010 (age 86)


Richard Joseph Leite, 86, of Angola died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010. Mr. Leite was an aeronautical engineer of TRW. He retired in 1992. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was born March 8, 1923, in Fremont, Ohio, to Carl and Marie (Dolweck) Leite. They are deceased. He married Barbara Higgins on Nov. 19, 1955. She survives in Angola. Also surviving are two sons, Mark and Karen Leite of Denver, N.C., and Jeffrey and Lynne Leite of Laguna Hills, Calif.; a daughter, Mary and Jeffrey Berlew of Angola; three brothers, Edward Leite of Fremont, Ohio, Dr. John and Jo Leite of Westerville, Ohio, and Bernard and Jean Leite of Toledo, Ohio; a sister, Mary Droll of Fostoria, Ohio; and seven grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Leite, and a sister, Barbara Burns.

Parkview Noble Hospice

4:00PM to 7:00PM on Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at Weicht Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

9:30AM to 10:45AM on Friday, February 19th, 2010 at Weicht Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

In-state at 7:00PM, Service at 11:00AM at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on Friday, February 19th, 2010 (map/driving directions)

Greenlawn Cemetery
Orland, IN (map/driving directions)

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