Tony Leandro 75, entered into rest on December 17, 2012 in Manteca. He was born July 9, 1937 in French Camp, California. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary (Rocha) Leandro and his brother, Richard Leandro.
Tony is survived by his wife (the love of his life) Leona M. Rapier. His children are, Anthony Joseph Leandro, Daphne Gay Lopes and Steven Nicholas Leandro all of Manteca. He was blessed with eight grandchildren, Sabrina Lee Graham, Dominique LeeAnn Graham, Mark Russell Graham Jr., Anthony Ira Hunter Leandro, Dakota Don Jimmy Leandro, Cheyenne Ima Janee Leandro, Ema Lee Leandro all of Manteca, and Christian A. Thomas Leandro of Virginia Beach, VA, and one great granddaughter, Evalyn Jean Wolfe of Manteca.
Tony served in the United States Army. He retired after 35 years from the produce industry. Tony enjoyed fishing and entered into the Rio Vista Bass Derby every year.
Tony loved and cherished each and every member of his family. Santa Cruz became the traditional family
vacation spot. Tony often shared his stories of vacationing there as a child. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be deeply missed.
PL Fry & Son, 290 N. Union Road, Manteca, is honored to be serving the Leandro family. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday January 8, 2013 at 11:00am at Northgate Community Church, 650 Northgate Drive, Manteca. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Daphne Lopes c/o Leona and Family, 759 Garden Gate Dr., Manteca, CA. 95336. An online guestbook is available at www.plfryandson.com search obituaries.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Friday, January 4, 2013