Leo Homzuk

24 Condolences

24 Condolences

  1. Leo my friend, we go back such a long long way. I am so sorry but I know you were a spiritual man and that somehow your spirit is in the right place. God bless you. Mary I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. RIP my friend I’ll see you in the next life. Will

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  2. Farewell to a talented and caring soul. Until we meet again, Leo!

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  3. I hadn’t seen Leo since 1995, but it wasn’t any less shocking when I discovered he’d left this life.

    May his memory be cherished, and his family blessed. I know he is rejoicing in eternity, and it’s my hope that this knowledge will soften the pain of Leo’s loss for his friends and family.

    God bless, always. RIP, old friend.

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  4. As a fellow classmate of the Kiski Area Class of 1976, I am saddened to hear of Leo’s passing. It was a pleasure to talk to him when he was back visiting in Pennsylvania. May is soul truly be at rest now.

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  5. My heart is heavy and my eyes well with tears as I remember a dear shipmate and friend. Even though we grew apart over the years, I remember well how Leo looked out for me like a brother in my younger Navy days. He was a man of great wit and character. Mary, you have my deepest sympathies. May you and your daughter find the strength to carry on in the days ahead. Peace be with you all!

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  6. Very, very sad over the news of Leo’s passing. What a beautiful man and tremendous human being. I was privileged to have served with him at Navy Band Orlando. Great musician, entertainer and shipmate to all. I can still see him in action as a drum major for NBO, a position that I know he loved and was so proud to be that person in front of the band! He was the best. So sorry to Mary and Christine for your unbelievable loss. RIP, friend and shipmate.

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  7. I was in the navy with Leo. I’m sure you know the military is not always a safe and affirming place to be. People tend to keep their distance if they sense you’re having a hard time or are on the outs with the command. Leo wasn’t like that. I was always impressed at how Leo saw people first, not their rank. I am vary sad to hear of his passing.

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  8. Leo, your memory my friend will be with me always RIP Kind Sir, ..RIP. My condolences and sympathy to all.

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  9. Leo was a wonderfully talented guy. Highly revered and a role model for many. God bless you and keep you in his loving arms. ❤️ Amen.

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  10. Mary & Chrissy:

    Janet, Katie and I are very sorry to read about the passing of Leo. The age of 56 is to young to pass away.

    Leo was my friend, shipmate and band mate. We spend a lot of time together playing in TGIF, Full Speed Ahead and lots of Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band and Ceremonial Band gigs. I will never forget the times we had sharing dinner and drinks at Pappy’s in Key West, the Waldorf in NYC and visiting Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty in NYC.

    Rest in Peace my friend. You were a swell musician and friend. I am extremely saddened to read of your passing. My heart and the heart of Janet and Katie go out to you, Mary and Chrissy.

    Larry, Janet and Katie Weintraub

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  11. I met Leo in Boston at The Berklee College of Music. We were friends and study partners.
    We worked hard at learning. We pushed each other to be the best we could be.
    I am a professional musician now. I’ve always have had a piece of Leo with me all these years playing and creating music. This world is a duller place knowing that Leo is not here amongst us anymore. I am so deeply saddened by his passing. To his Mom and Dad who were always so nice to me when I called looking for Leo and to his wife and daughter who I never got the chance to meet, I extend my most heartfelt condolences and sympathy. Rest in peace Leo, (Mr. Apollo Touch) Homzuk Jr. I will miss you a lot from now on.

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  12. Dear Leo, We are grieving so deeply the sudden loss of you in this world. We will always remember how kind, fun, talented, and simply beautiful you were as a human being. Even though we haven’t seen you in a few years, the world seems emptier without you. Dear Mary and Christy, our hearts are with you and we will keep you in our prayers for uplifting. Rick & Teresa Jasper

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  13. So sorry to hear of Leo’s passing. My prayers go out to his family and friends. We attended the basic course at the USN School of Music together. I had tremendous for Leo as a person and musician.

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  14. So sorry to hear. Leo was truly one of the good guys. I know that he will be surely missed.

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  15. Leo,
    Rest in peace my friend. I will never forget dinner at your place when we were stationed together in Norfolk Virginia. You had a way of accepting everyone and making all feel valuable. Your conversations were always uplifting.

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  16. To the family of Leo Homzuk, Francine and I are deeply saddened by Leo’s passing. Mary and Christy, you are in our thoughts and prayers. I always remember his calm demeanor and smiling face throughout the years. I am at a loss for words other than we are so sorry for your loss. please accept our most sincere condolences.

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  17. I have fond memories playing and listening to big band Jazz music with Leo on several occasions while in high school. He was a good friend and will be missed. Keep on playin’ Leo, we’ll be listening !!!!! RIP, my friend.

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  18. Rest Easy Mr. Kiski Drum Major!!!

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  19. My sincere condolences to the Homzuk family. I have many fond memories of serving with Leo on Guam in the mid-’80s. He loved music; he loved his friends; he loved the Navy; and he loved entertaining – and everyone loved him. Leo will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing and serving with him. Rest in peace, Shipmate.

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  20. To Mary and all of Leo’s family: Gloria and I were both shocked and saddened at the news. You are in our prayers and we are here for you if there is anything we can do. Please don’t hesitate to reach out. To my good friend Leo: You were one of the great ones. I consider my years with you in T.G.I.F. in Orlando and Jacksonville as some of the most memorable and fulfilling of my Navy career. I will miss you, rest peacefully.

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  21. So very sad to hear the news of Leo, Jr. from my sister, Mary Ellen. So young to be taken. We extend our deepest sympathies to Mary and Christy and Leo, Sr. and Christina. Mostly I remember the tow-headed little boy my sister Barbara and I played with at Aunt Mary and Uncle John’s farm in New Castle, Pa. May the Lord give you all comfort and peace through such a difficult time.

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  22. I had the good fortune of knowing you for 26 years, Leo and being a part of yours and Mary’s wedding, such a beautiful and happy day that was. You were a good and kind man who loved his friends and family dearly. I will miss that chuckle like laugh of yours and your sense of humor and the talks you, Mary and myself would
    engage in. You were loved and cherished by your family and friends. The world is less complete without you in it. I see you resting in Jesus’ arms, playing your flute for the angels and saints. You will always be missed. Rest in Peace my dear friend.

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  23. Leo, you were a shining star in a dark world. I didn’t find out about your passing until March 26th and the news of it pierced my heart. You always had a kind word for people and stuck by me and others through thick and thin. The world is less without you and you truly are irreplaceable both as a man and fellow musician. My heartfelt condolences to your family and I know you will be waiting for us when our time comes. Until then, make you great music in heaven where I know you are. Rest, my friend.

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  24. Passing is never easy for family and friends and is always to soon. But heaven must have needed a great musician to play in their band when calling Leo. He will be missed. My condolences and sympathy to his family.

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