Leo E. Ennis, 90, of
Selinsgrove PA passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday,
February 26, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center. He was born at home in
Standing Stone, Pennsylvania on October 10, 1927, the son of the late Burton
Gordon and Charlotte Cole Ennis.
Leo graduated from Towanda
High School in 1946. He was a member of the Towanda High School Baseball
Team where he held a batting average of 498. During his junior and senior
years, his team was undefeated.
He served his country in the
United States Army during World War II from September 1946 – February 1948
with the 351st Infantry Regiment in Italy.
He was employed by North
Penn Power in 1948 which was later known as Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec).
He was employed by Penelec in Towanda for 20 years in the Accounting
Department, as a Meter Reader/Collector and in the Sales Department. In
1968, Penelec promoted him to District Manager and was transferred to
Tunkhannock PA where he worked 20 more years, retiring in 1988. After his
retirement he worked as a part-time salesman for Sherwood Chevrolet in
Tunkhannock. In recent years, he worked part-time as a driver for Sunbury
Motors in Sunbury PA.
Leo thoroughly enjoyed
volunteering as a Little League Coach in Towanda for many years. Leo was
well known as an avid New York Yankees fan and especially for his warm smile
and friendly nature. He was very proud of all of the accomplishments of his
children, whom he adored.
He was a faithful and
devoted husband for 64 years to the love of his life, Constance Robbins
Ennis, who preceded him in death on March 29, 2010. They were married on
October 19, 1946. Leo was a devoted father to his five children who survive
him; Dr. Len E. Ennis and his wife Cecelia of Timonium, Maryland, Jon Robin
Ennis and his wife Julie of St. Cloud, Florida; Conaley J. Visneski and her
husband Gary of Shamokin Dam PA; Jeremy E. Ennis of Naples, Florida and
Angelique M. Heigle and her husband Dick of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is
also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was the last of his
immediate family, being preceded in death by five brothers and three
Relatives and friends are
invited to attend funeral services to be held Tuesday, March 6, 2017 at
11:30 AM at V. L. Seebold Funeral Home 601 North High Street, Selinsgrove,
PA with George Vacca, a valued personal friend of the family, officiating.
Friends will be received from 10:00 – 11:30 AM. Burial will be private at
the convenience of the family in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville,
PA where full Military Rites will be accorded.
Memorial Contributions may
be made in his memory to: Southland Christian School 2440 Fortune Road
Kissimmee FL 34794
Arrangements are under the
direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West Mahoning Street Danville
PA 17821. www.visneski