Ismael  Leon
Ismael Leon

December 5, 1928 - March 12, 2019
Born in Cuba
Resided in Colonia, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Ismael Leon, 90, of Colonia, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Friday, March 15 from 4 - 8 pm. The Funeral will begin on Saturday at the Funeral Home at 8:00 am, thence to St. John Vianney RC Church, Colonia, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:00 am. Entombment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.

Mr. Leon was born in Cuba to Julio and Margarita (Revuelta) Leon. He lived in Brooklyn for 58 years, prior to moving to Colonia 15 years ago.

Mr. Leon was a Banquet Waiter at the Sheridan NY Times Square Hotel in New York City for over 50 years, retiring in 2012.

Mr. Leon was predeceased by his beloved wife Frances (Taglialatela) Leon and his brothers, Luis and Mario Leon. He is survived by his devoted children, Sandra Marino and her husband Alex, Celeste Smith and her husband J. Richard and Christine Leon and her partner Michael; his cherished grandchildren, Marisa and Robert, Patrick and Cortney, Matthew and Katherine and Samantha and Antoni; his great grandchildren, William, Reese, Roman, Caylee, Ian, Emma and Joseph and his sister Emilia Garcia.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834-1365.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, March 15, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John Vianney RC Church
420 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Saturday, March 16, 2019
9:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Saturday, March 16, 2019
10:15 AM


Alzheimer's New Jersey
425 Eagle Rock Avenue #203
Roseland, NJ 07068


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Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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