September 18th, 2018
Antonio Leitao, 88, of Media passed away on September 17th. He was born in Forcadus, Portugal to the late Luiz and Rosa Leitao. He was raised and educated in Upper Chichester. Antonio was a veteran of the US Army with whom he served during the Korean Conflict. He was also a member of the American Legion. He worked for many years as a carpenter with the DuPont Company until his retirement. He enjoyed playing cards, cooking, gardening and building projects. What he enjoyed most, however, was spending time with his loving family.
He is survived by his Wife of 64 years, Marie “Linda” Leitao; Children, Patricia Love (Don) and Anthony Leitao (Lillian); grandchildren, Lindsay Curlett (David), and Michael Leitao; great-grandchildren, Leo and Violet Curlett; Sister, Maria “Emily” Leitao (Patrick).
His funeral service will be held on Friday, September 21st at 11am at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, PA. Friends and family are invited to call from 10-11am at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery.