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Obituary: Antonio León

March 11, 1926 – July 18, 2021

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Antonio LeónAntonio León, age 95, of Harvey, IL passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Susana Avila. Loving father of Alfonso, Maria Carmen, Juvenal, Benjamin, Jesus, Juan, Ricardo, Rodolfo, Irma, Jose, Antonio, Rafaela, the late Jose, and late Soledad León. Cherished grandfather of many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents Jose Guadalupe and Soledad Leon. Antonio was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 2 – 8 p.m. at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Funeral Mass Friday, July 23, 2021, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 15746 Union Avenue, Harvey, IL. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery – Calumet City, IL. For more information, please call 708-333-7000 or visit our online obituary and guestbook at

Antonio León, 95 años, de Harvey, IL falleció pacíficamente el domingo 18 de julio de 2021. Amado esposo de la difunta Susana Avila. Padre amoroso de Alfonso, María Carmen, Juvenal, Benjamín, Jesús, Juan, Ricardo, Rodolfo, Irma, José, Antonio, Rafaela, el difunto José y la difunta Soledad León. Querido abuelo de muchos nietos, bisnietos y tataranietos. Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres José Guadalupe y Soledad León. Antonio fue amado por muchos y será profundamente extrañado.

Visitación jueves 22 de julio de 2021, de 2 a 8 p.m. en Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Misa fúnebre el viernes 23 de julio de 2021, a las 10 a.m. en la Iglesia Católica St. John the Baptist, 15746 Union Avenue, Harvey, IL. Cementerio de Holy Cross Cemetery – Calumet City, IL. Para obtener más información, llame al 708-333-7000 o visite nuestro obituario y libro de visitas en línea en

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