Leo Joseph Mackowski, Sr.

November 28th, 1926 - January 5th, 2018

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          Leo Joseph Mackowski, Sr., age 91, of Erie, passed away at his residence, Friday, January 5, 2018. Born in Erie, November 28, 1926, he was the son of the late Leo Thomas and Helen Irene (Bucynski) Mackowski.

          Leo was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II. He loved woodworking, fishing and camping.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Anna C. (Wisniewski) Mackowski in 2002.

          He is survived by four children, Robert Mackowski, wife Kim, of Erie, Mary Ann Mackowski, of Bullock, N.C., David Mackowski, wife Peggy, of Macon, N.C. and James Mackowski, wife Chris, of Tuscon, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Shawn Fileger, Keri DiNicola, Pat Fileger, and Bob Mackowski; and 10 great-grandchildren.

          Friends may call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 W. 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd., Monday from 3 to 6 p.m., and are invited to attend a funeral service there, Tuesday at 11 a.m., with Rev. Philip Pinczewski officiating. Burial will follow in Trinity Cemetery.

          Memorials are suggested to A.N.N.A. Shelter, 1555 E. 10th St., Erie, PA  16511.