Leo Daigneault, Sr.

Obituary of Leo A. Daigneault, Sr.

Cohoes – Leo A. Daigneault, Sr., 82, passed away on Tuesday December 1, 2020 at Albany Medical Center. Born in Cohoes, he is the son of the late Romeo and Flora Daigneault. Leo was employed as a machinist for Proctor & Schwartz in Cohoes for more than 26 years. He loved the outdoors, especially his annual family camping trips where he brought “roughing it” to a whole new level. Leo was a do it yourself kind of a guy and could fix just about anything. He was an avid coffee enthusiast and enjoyed many cups at his favorite eatery Don and Paul’s in Waterford through the years. Leo is survived by his sons, Leo (Kelly) Daigneault, Jr., Mark (Victor Bualoy) Daigneault and John (Chantal) Daigneault; his grandchildren, L.D. (Jen) Daigneault, Emily Daigneault, Jillian Daigneault, Dante Daigneault-Rustin, Vincent Daigneault-Rustin, Ian Daigneault, Sophia Daigneault, Elias Daigneault and Lucy Daigneault; his great-grandchildren, Faith, Emma and Dante, Jr.; and his sister, Claire (John) Rosbozom. Leo was predeceased by his beloved wife of 45 years, Marie K. Daigneault; and his brother, Paul Daigneault. Those wishing to remember Leo in a special way can make memorial contributions in his name to, The American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane Latham, NY 12210. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Leo on Saturday, December 5th at 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Assumption Church, 119 Broad St. Waterford. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
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