Leon R. Bufano Rochester: May 30, 2018 at age 94. Survived by his loving and devoted wife, Judy Bufano; children, Craig (Linda Schlaffer), Lynn Edger & Edie Gunther; step-sister, Joan Nicolosi; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews & cousins; loving family & dear friends. Predeceased by his parents, Charles (Anne) Bufano; siblings, Pauline (Thomas) Cardile, Modesta (Frank) Lalinga, Lawrence (Dorothy) Bufano, Eugene (Lucille) Bufano, Paul (Anna) Bufano, & Lucille (William) Bowman. Leon graduated from Ithaca College. He was a proud veteran as a Flight Officer in the United States Army 1944-46, a retired Lieutenant Colonel veteran of the United States Air Force Reserves 1948-1984. He retired after 44 years as chief Physical Therapist at Visiting Nurse Service and established the rehabilitation facility at St. Ann’s Community. Leon was an animal lover and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Leon’s visitation will be held Monday, June 4th 9-11 AM where his celebration of life will follow at 11 AM with military honors at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Rd., Greece Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Honor Flight in his memory. For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com

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  1. A group of special friends would like to extend our condolences and prayers. Lynn Edgar and family, remember and cherish the special times, Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs……

    Adrian Wright and Friends

  2. It was our pleasure to have known ‘Uncle Leon’ and his lovely wife. We enjoyed the time we had with him. We will miss him.
    Our love and Prayers are with you.
    Charlie and Pat Messina

  3. Dear Judy, I was at the GVC dinner meeting when I learned of Leon’s passing. My husband, Jerry, knew Leon much better than I did, but I send warm thoughts and wishes that you find comfort in the love of your family during this difficult time. Sincerely, Rosemary Luzum

  4. Dear Judy,
    We were at our GVC Dinner meeting today when we learned of Leon’s passing. May God’s peace and comfort be your strength in the days to come.
    Norma Weissend

  5. Dear Judy, I was so sorry to see of Lee’s passing. I hope it was peaceful. Yours was a magical love – 2 good people, leading good lives and doing good things. He will always be remembered and you have many happy years and memories to carry you through. My prayers and my fondest thoughts go out to you.

  6. Dear Judy, I am so very sorry to read of the loss of your dear husband; I was out of town over the past weekend and learned of this while catching up with the newspapers. I will call you soon. Lee was such a fine & accomplished person; blessings & peace to you both. Love, Sharon Vincent

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