Danbury CT- Leonel Villavicencio Sr. 73 Dear father and community servant died of natural causes with his family by his side on January 5th, 2021 in Danbury CT. He was born on April 27, 1947 in Higuey Dominican Republic, son of Ana Villavicencio, and Griselio Santana.
Leonel came to the USA in 1965, and lived and worked in New York City and met and married his wife of almost 50 years, Juana Jourdain Villavicencio. After having their first child, they moved and settled in Danbury CT. where they lovingly expanded their family with two other children. Leonel started work and became a Machinist, Lead Machinist and Forman at Stanley Corporation where he worked for 44 years. Leonel received his GED 1972 and served as an Army Reservist for eight years.
Leonel Graduated from College of New Rochelle with a BA Humanities and liberal arts in 2004, and received recognition from the State of Connecticut General Assembly on June 6th 2005, served in The United Church of Christ and was determined to provide services and guidance to his community where he was loved by his peers and those he served.
Leonel is survived by his wife and children, Delta Villavicencio Apple, Leonel Villavicencio Jr. and Elda Villavicencio. And his brothers, Hector Westry, Francisco Villavicencio, Pedro Perdomo and their families.
Walk through services will be held at Hull Funeral home 60 Division St. Danbury, on Tuesday January 12th 2021 from 5-8pm and burial services will be the next day Wednesday January 12th 2021 at 11 am at Wooster Cemetery.
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