Neill Funeral Home

3501 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA


Gilbert "Gibby" G. Leo

March 27, 1930January 29, 2020

Gilbert “Gibby” Leo, 89, of Harrisburg passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born March 27, 1930 in Steelton, he was the son of the late James and Gertrude (Lickner) Leo.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Joyceann Leo (2018). Gibby loved nothing more in this world than his family.

He instilled a passion for Notre Dame football and a work-hard mentality into his children, passing that onto his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Gibby spent much of his life on the Eastern Shore of Virginia with his family, fishing and enjoying Chincoteague Island.

He was retired from Ford Motor Company, where he worked as General Manager.

Surviving are his four children; Bonnie Myers (Jerry), Lisa Fetchko (Lenny), Michele Paese (Joe), and Tim Leo (Christine); 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and two brothers, Donald Leo (Rose) and Ernie Leo (Joan).

A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Catherine Laboure Church at 11:00 am, Monday, February 3, 2020, with a viewing from 10:00 am until the time of service, in the church. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. https://www.stjude.org/donate


  • Bonnie Myers (Jerry), Daughter
  • Lisa Fetchko (Lenny), Daughter
  • Michele Paese (Joe), Daughter
  • Tim Leo (Christine), Son
  • Donald Leo (Rose), Brother
  • Ernie Leo (Joan), Brother
  • Gibby is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyceann Leo, and his parents, James and Gertrude (Lickner) Leo.


  • Viewing Monday, February 3, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, February 3, 2020
  • Interment Monday, February 3, 2020


Gilbert "Gibby" G. Leo

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