Leonard Legotte
Friday
16
August

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, August 16, 2019
William E. Law Inc.
1 ​Jerusalem Avenue
Massapequa, New York, United States
(516) 541-8070
Friday
16
August

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, August 16, 2019
William E. Law Inc.
1 ​Jerusalem Avenue
Massapequa, New York, United States
(516) 541-8070
Saturday
17
August

Funeral Mass

9:45 am
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Maria Regina RC Church
3945 Jerusalem Avenue
Seaford, New York, United States
5167982415

Interment

Pinelawn Memorial Park
Pinelawn Road
Farmingdale, New York, United States

Obituary of Leonard Legotte

Leonard Legotte, or Leo as we knew him, was born in Boston in 1929.  His parents Lena and Thomas immigrated from Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily. They soon moved to New York City and Leo grew up on the lower east side of Manhattan during the Great Depression. Leo served in the Army during the Korean War and upon his return in 1954 he married Phyllis Giurdanella. They settled in Brooklyn and had three children; Karen Legotte Langdon, Thomas Legotte and Lenny Ligotti. Sadly, Phyllis his beloved wife died from cancer in 1983. Leo later married Helen Fitzgerald who passed away in 2016. 

He is survived by his children, as well as daughter in-law’s Angelina Legotte and Paula Ligotti. Grandchildren, Thomas Jr, Phillip, Anthony, Billy Langdon, Gavin and Brendan Ligotti. His loving sister Josephine Porcaro and brother Jack, his sister Nancy Domingo having predeceased him. 

We pray for peace in his journey forward. 

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