Leon Edward “Lee” Piazza, 86, widower of Martha (Gochenour) Piazza, of Staunton, passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at Augusta Health in Fishersville.
Mr. Piazza was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, on July 13, 1935, a son of the late Frank Piazza and Frances (Giaccone) Piazza.
Leon served in the United States Air Force in Japan during the Korean War. He retired as a social studies teacher in Fairfax County, Virginia. Lee enjoyed boating and sailing, hunting, and being a Boy Scout Leader. He was an excellent cook and brought joy, happiness, and humor to every situation. Leon was a loving husband and father. The most important thing in life was his family, and he was proud of his Sicilian heritage.
Surviving are his children, Ann Marie Therese Piazza of Eugene, Oregon, Paul Vincent Piazza of Windsor, California, Patrick Anthony Piazza of San Francisco, California, Nathan Frank Piazza of Charlottesville, Virginia, and Nicholas Edward Piazza of Minneapolis, Minnesota; sister-in-law, Suzanne Gochenour of Staunton, Virginia; sisters, Katherine Modras and Roseanne Piccolo, both of Meadville, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Katelyn “Sage” Ryann Jensen, Benjamin Ross Jensen, Shannon Ellery Piazza, Morgan Emery Piazza, and James August Pumphrey.
A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2022, in the Coffman Funeral Home Chapel by Reverend William “Bill” Trice.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Macular Degeneration Association, 5969 Cattleridge Road, Suite #100, Sarasota, Florida 34232 or the Legacy at North Augusta Benevolent Fund, 1410 A North Augusta Street, Staunton, Virginia 24401.
Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton is in charge of his arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at coffmanfuneralhome.net.
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