Leo Henry Garbarino, age 66 known as POP POP by his grandchildren passed away in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. He was born January 21, 1947 in Ford City, Penn. and has lived in Atlanta since 1966, a long time resident of Gwinnett County, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Ellie, of Lawrenceville; his daughter Laura and two grandsons, Jeremiah Campbell 9 and Leonardo Campbell 6 of Snellville, brother Robert Garbarino Janice of Marietta and Molly Arons Pete of Athens and several nieces and nephews. He retired from Lucent Technologies in November of 2001 having worked there since 1966. Always ready with a joke and a hearty laugh, he loved life and family and was very compassionate toward others. Golfing was his favorite pastime and that is exactly what he was enjoying with his golfing buddies in Orlando. A memorial service will be held with visitation beginning at 1:30 on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Wages & Sons located at 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, Georgia. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Leo to Children's Health Care of Atlanta, 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322-1062.

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  1. My condolences to Ellie and the family, I was just talking to Leo a couple of weeks ago at Home Depot
    He was a great guy to work with I worked with him for 20 years.May he rest in peace and let Perpetual light shine upon him.

  2. Dear precious Ellie, Our hearts go out in your loss. We send our love & prayers for the Peace that Jesus left with us, to each of you.

  3. Ellie, I’m so sorry to hear about your loss, my heart and prays are with you and the family. I know you will have wonderful memeories, of your husband to share with others.
    God Bless You All.

  4. Ellie and Laura, I am so sorry to hear about Leo, I worked with him at the Elections office and very much enjoyed his humor and conversations we had. He will always be watching over you all. Thoughts and prayers to you both.

  5. I sincerely give you may blessings and and know it is hard for you right know but God will give you the strength to get through this difficult time. I will be praying for all of you. Love one of your Red Hat Sisters, Vicki Powers

  6. Ellie,
    Deepest condolences to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God will sustain and comfort you during this difficult time.

  7. Ellie,
    I just read this announcement and I am so saddened. I will have all of you in my thoughts and prayers. I can’t imagine what you are going through. May God bless you today and in the days to come.

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