Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

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Leo James Ventimiglia, 93, passed away 11:14 pm, Monday, March 16, 2020 in Alton Memorial Hospital.

Born February 9, 1927 in Wood River, he was the son of Onofrio and Ida (Annarino) Ventimiglia.

A World War II, army veteran, Leo had worked in the general maintenance department for ConAgra in Alton before retiring.

On October 23, 1948 in Alton, he married Rose Manescalco.  She died April 30, 2013.

Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Mouser (fiance', Paul Roberts) of Fosterburg; two grandchildren, Jennifer Herring, Andrew Mouser (finance', Elaine Duich); four great grandchildren, Samuel Herring, Lydia Rose Mouser, Leon Stephen Mouser, Millie Layne Mouser; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sons, Michael and Leonard Ventimiglia; brother, Anthony Ventimiglia; and three sisters, Rose Nicholson, Concetta Manescalco and Agatha Kish.

Private services will be held at Holy Angels Parish Church with Father Donald Wolford officiating.

Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Alton.

Memorials may be made for Masses.

Marks Mortuary in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.