Leonard J. Piazza, Founded Piazza Brothers Greenhouse

See below for funeral Mass and calling hours.

Leonard J. Piazza, age 93, passed away on Wednesday June 20, 2012.
He was born in Cleveland on July 18, 1918.

A lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Avon, he has lived in Avon since 1921. He was a farmer after the war and started Piazza Brothers Greenhouse and later worked for Avon Parks and Recreation Department, retiring at the age of 85.

He is survived by his daughter SallyAnn (Robert) Glenn, granddaughters Cheryl (Robert) Cramer and Judith (Robert) McGorray, grandchildren Elizabeth, Andrew, Stephanie, Robbie, Katie, and Tricia.

He was preceded in death by his wife Alice (nee Battaglia) Piazza, brothers Dominic, August, Charles, sisters Grace Corso, Rose Spondike and great-grandson Stephen Cramer.

The family will receive friends on Monday, June 25 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at , 33601 Detroit Rd., Avon immediately after.

Interment is at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Jaycox Rd. Avon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Trinity Education Endowment Fund.


Dan & Leslie Schlak July 01, 2012 at 07:20 AM
We lived next to Leonard for several years & loved having him around! We enjoyed his company and his stories, but most of all his friendship. We could see the love he had for the greenhouse, his family & most of all, his wife.


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