Dr. Jose Luis DeLeon, Sr.

December 14, 1935 ~ December 29, 2019

Dr. Jose Luis DeLeon, Sr., 84 of Vero Beach, FL passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at VNA Hospice House.

 

He was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico and was a resident of Vero Beach, FL for 5 years, coming from Jackson, NJ.

 

He served in the United States Naval Reserve and later enlisted in the US Army during the Vietnam Era.  After separating from the Army, he continued his education, graduating from Columbia Dental School (Summa Cum Laude).  After graduation from Columbia, he reenlisted in the Army for a second tour of duty.

 

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Maritza DeLeon of Vero Beach, FL; one son, Jose DeLeon, Jr. of Asbury Park, NJ; four daughters, Maria DeLeon of Hamilton, NJ, Dr. Jennifer (Dr. Clem) DeLeon Marmorat of Portland, OR, Julia Hare of Chicago, IL, Dr. Jessica DeLeon of Tallahassee, FL; three grandchildren, Sebastien Marmorat of Portland, OR, Neil Hare of Chicago, IL, Caitlin Hare of Gainesville, FL; two sisters, Millie (Mario) and Margie (Joe); father and mother-in-laws, Jose & Maria Marrero as well as the Mercado and Cuevas Families..

 

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