Leo Edward Pecorella, 93, of Texarkana, TX passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 in a local hospital.
He was born on November 8, 1919 in Texarkana, AR. Mr. Pecorella was member of St. Edwards Catholic Church, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was retired from SWEPCO.
Mr. Pecorella was preceded in death by his wife Rebecca Pecorella and a son Leo Pecorella, Jr.
He is survived by a special friend Ruth Gill of Texarkana, TX; niece and nephew-in-law Kathryn and Richard Colapret.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10am Monday, January 21, 2013 at St Edwards Catholic Church with Rev. Paul Worm and Deacon David Fowler officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross cemetery under the direction of East Funeral Home-Downtown.
Rosary will be at 6 pm Sunday, January 20, 2013 at East Funeral Home-Downtown with visitation to follow.
Memorials can be made to St Edwards Catholic Church.
Online tributes can be sent at www.eastfuneralhome.com.