Robert Charles Leone, Sr., 67, of Laureldale, passed away, Monday, March 21, 2022, at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center.
Robert was the beloved husband of Regina Joanne (Materia) Leone who he married April 28, 1973.
Born in Reading, Robert was the son of the late Samuel and Theresa (Borelli) Leone. Robert was the brother to 4 siblings: sister Antoinette Josie (Leone) Bereczki, late brothers Samuel Joseph Leone and John Thomas Leone, and late sister Frances Marie (Leone) Wallyung.
Robert was a 1972 graduate of Reading High School and a certified Journeyman’s Plumber.
Robert was lovingly known by his family as either Bobby, Dad, Poppy, Uncle Bobby, Cousin Bobby, or Papa Bear. He was strong, skilled, and hardworking; known for his humor, generosity, and love of food. He also enjoyed taking road trips, going to the movies, and dining out. He was a proud Italian American. Most importantly, Robert above all else, cherished his wife and lovingly adored his family.
In addition to his wife Regina, Robert is survived by 4 children, 8 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild; Robert was also the father of the late Peter Michael Leone.
Robert is survived by son Robert Charles, Jr. and Michelle (Beck) Leone of Temple, PA and their son KJ; son Anthony Michael and Stephanie (Marxer) Leone of Doylestown, PA and their children Sophia and Abigail; daughter Deanna Leone Adolph and Robert Adolph of Huntington Beach, CA and their children Ben, Daniel, and Sarah, and grandchild Baillie; and son Nicholas Joseph and Whitney (Tyng) Leone of Pottstown, PA and their children Bennett and Lyla.
Robert will be honored on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Stitzel Family Funeral Home, 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale. Family and friends are welcome to join a visitation from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., followed by a time of remembrance by family starting promptly at 10:30 a.m., and time of prayer at 11:15 a.m. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery at 3139 Kutztown Road, Laureldale. Online condolences may be expressed at www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com