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Leo Roy Cirello

June 21, 1932 March 5, 2021
Leo Roy Cirello
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Leo Roy Cirello, 88 of Clinton Township, passed away on March 5, 2021. He was born June 21, 1932 in East Detroit, MI, son to Nicola “Nick” and Cecelia (Bringard) Cirello. Leo was a lifetime resident of East Detroit and Clinton Township, where he met his wife, Peggy and married on April 10, 1954. Together they were members of St. Paul of Tarsus in Clinton Township and loved to travel, including 48 out of 50 states in United States. Leo enjoyed spending time at the family cottage in Port Austin for over 45 years. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and East Detroit Athletic Club; loved sports, played baseball and enjoyed golfing.

Leo is survived by his daughter, Deborah (Richard) Stapleton of Grand Ledge; grandchildren, Brian Stapleton of Berkeley, CA and Maegan (Max Bartley) Stapleton of Lansing; sister-in-law, Betty, and nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Peggy in 2020, brother, Robert, and sister Evelyn Jeske.

No services will be held at this time. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter, 25200 Telegraph Rd., Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48033 in loving memory of Leo Cirello. The family entrusted arrangements to Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.

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