Leo Vincent Magrini, 90, of Oak Brook, IL passed away peacefully at his home on March 11, 2020. Loving husband of the late Mary Ellen. Loving father of the late Leo R. Magrini, Ellen Magrini and Maria (Jeffrey) Mohl. Devoted grandfather of Leo, Charlie, Kevin, Melissa, Emmett, and Thomas. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Agostino and Ginetta, his brother Aldo Magrini and sister Leah Killeen. Graduated from Saint Patrick High School, Chicago and St. Ambrose University. Following college, Leo joined the Coast Guard (1952-1956), where he was stationed in Hawaii. Leo met the love of his life Mary Ellen in Long Beach, Indiana and quickly became part of the Long Beach community. They were married in 1959. Living in Elmwood Park, River Forest and finally settling in Oak Brook to raise their 3 children. After working in plastics, Leo joined Efengee Electrical Supply, where he worked for over 60 years, retiring at the age of 85. In 1999, Leo was recognized for his commitment to the electrical industry and was awarded the Gold Medal Award from the Electrical Association of Chicagoland. This recognition was a tribute to his expertise in the business and his ability to develop personal relationships with his clients. He was also a distinguished member of Butterfield Country Club since 1967 where he built many great friendships playing golf. The visitation and funeral mass have been canceled at this time. Services will be announced at a later date. The Magrini Family thank you for your kindness and support. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Misericordia Home, 6300 N. Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL 60660. www.misericordia.com.
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