PHILADELPHIA, NY — Leo F. Jenne Jr., 70, Philadelphia, NY, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Hospice at Ellis Farm in Watertown.
Born Nov. 27, 1948, in Watertown, the son of Leo Jenne Sr. and Isabelle Cole, he graduated from Watertown High School and was a Viet Nam veteran and was given good care by the VA during his illness.
Leo was a Body and Paint man for different dealerships in the Watertown area in the late 1970s to the late 1980s. He was manager for Bob Kurtz Chevy and Caroline Pontiac. He became a parts manager for Wheel’s in 1988 and worked at AutoZone until 1993 serving both Watertown and Ogdensburg.
Leo was a car person and made award winning models and was still making models in his failing health. He always had a jigsaw puzzle in the works on his kitchen table. He enjoyed gardening, NASCAR, camping and baseball.
Survivors are brothers Ed (Mickie) Jenne of Cicero, Ken (Cindy) of Virginia, and Sister Sue (Joe) Osborn of Virginia.
He was predeceased by his parents, a sister, Kay and Uncle Roy, and his wife Jean Bacus in 2012 who was his second marriage.
There are no calling hours or funeral.
Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.