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Connie E. (Maiani) Lese

Connie E. (Maiani) Leser, 95, residing in Sandusky, passed away early Tuesday morning, August 4, 2020 at Providence Care Center surrounded by her family.

Connie was born on May 7, 1925 in San Marino, Italy to the late Joseph and Adelle (Conti) Maiani.

After moving to the United States at the age three, Connie attended Kelleys Island School. She was employed at Philco as an assembler for 12 years, and worked at the Sandusky Yacht Club as a server. Connie was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sandusky. She was an avid reader, a wonderful cook, and she enjoyed volunteering at the Senior Center. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Connie is survived by her three daughters, Judy (Lynford) Sartor of Sandusky, Gloria (Paul "Jack") Mesenburg of Castalia, and Mary (Tim) Sartor of Castalia; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one on the way; brother, Marino Maiani of CA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Connie is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth R. Leser; son, Michael K. Leser; sisters, Rose Oberle, Josephine Jadwisiak, and Judy and Veronica Maiani in infancy; and brothers, Victor and John Maiaini.

A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 428 Tiffin Ave., Sandusky. Entombment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Those wishing to contribute to Connie's memory may do so to Holy Angels Catholic Church, 428 Tiffin Ave., Sandusky, OH, 44870 or to the Sandusky Library, 114 W. Adams St., Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

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