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Salvatore Thomas Leopardo
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Obituary for Salvatore Thomas Leopardo

Salvatore Thomas Leopardo
Of Barrington

Salvatore Thomas Leopardo was born on May 5, 1930 in Chicago to James and Mary (nee Arduino) Leopardo. He died Friday, August 24, 2018 in Barrington.

Mr. Leopardo attended Woodrow Wilson Junior College. He worked as an executive and was one of the founders of Leopardo Construction with offices in Hoffman Estates and Chicago. His career at Leopardo Construction spanned for 20 years. Salvatore is best known for assisting and fostering the growth of Leopardo Construction along with mentoring many of their key executives. Prior to that he worked in the General Telephone Corporation, in Northlake, for 34 years, where he rose from the ranks of the assembly line to a high level executive.

Sal believed in strong family values, in which he led by example with a loving relationship with his wife Mary of 67 years.

Salvatore is survived by his spouse Mary (nee Calleia): children, James A. (JoBeth ) Leopardo, John (Michelle) Leopardo, Gary Leopardo, and Mike (Christine) Leopardo; grandchildren, Nick (Sylvia) Leopardo, Curtis (Cara) Leopardo, Anthony (Amanda) Leopardo, Jack (Brooke) Leopardo, Sam Leopardo, Danielle Leopardo, and Lana Leopardo; great-grandchildren, Ava Leopardo, Rocco Leopardo, Drake Leopardo, Winston Leopardo and Lynn Leopardo: brother, Samuel (Marj) Leopardo; nieces, Elizabeth (Rodney ) Driscoll and Katie (Frank) Asen.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lynn (Jim) Damron; and his parents.

Visitation Monday, August 27, 2018 from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road (4 blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Prayers 9:00 am, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the funeral home proceeding to St. Emily Catholic Church, 1400 E. Central Rd., Mount Prospect, IL 60056 for Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Entombment will be at All Saints.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Leopardo Charitable Foundation, 5200 Praire Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estaes, IL 60192. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


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Visitation

Monday

27

Aug

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Prayers

Tuesday

28

Aug

9:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Funeral Mass

Tuesday

28

Aug

10:00 AM
St. Emily Catholic Church

1400 E. Central Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

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