Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road
DeLeon, Jose Enrique

DeLeon, Jose Enrique

Jose Enrique DeLeon, Age 58. Jose’ passed away January 17 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Rose Ann (nee Jersan). Loving father of Alex DeLeo’n. Beloved son of Gabriel (dec.) and Elizabeth (nee Rosa). Dear brother of Eugene (Lori), Angie Wallace (David), Aida Rusnov (John) and Libby Stapleton (Bill). Dear brother-in-law of Mary Ann Phillips, John Jersan (Jean), David Jersan (Roxanne, dec.) and Ginger Marcum. Dear friend of Hector and Carmen Ramos. Dear uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, January 21, 9:30 AM at St. Thomas More Church.

Visitation: Wednesday, 3-8 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). To offer condolences please visit


Messages of Condolence

  1. Words can’t hardly express the overwhelming sadness I feel at the loss of my brother who was such a vital force and source of strength in our family. I pray for strength for all of us that loved him dearly and will miss him so much. Rest in peace, Jose. You will live forever in a special place in our hearts.

  2. Rose Ann and Alex and all the De Leon Family,
    Our most deeply condolences. Jose was an excellent man and it was a plesure to meet him. He is in a better place now and he always be with you.
    Rico and Ana.

  3. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire De Leon Family, Jose was a wonderful boss and a very special part of my life and he will be sorely missed….

  4. [God] Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 May you take solace in knowing that others care. We are praying that you will find the grace and strength that you will need to sustain you during this time of sorrow. Prayerfully,
    Ruby Holland and Family, Cuyahoga Community College.

  5. Rose Ann,

    In this very difficult time, please know that your many, many friends are praying for you and your family. The news reached me this afternoon and I cannot express how saddned I was. Just know that God is watching over you — you have the prayers and friendship of many. Please let me know how I can help you. I will see you very soon. Fondly, Carol Caruso.

  6. To the Human  Race ,The world suffered a great lose this pass Sunday,  my best friend and brother , Jose.
    Words cannot adequately express how deep this lose affects Jose’s family and friends, especially Rose Ann his wife and Alex his wonderful daughter.Love always, Hector & Carmen Marie Ramos

  7. Ida, words cannot express my heart felt sadness that i feel for you and your family at this most difficult with the death of your brother. It always saddens me that sometimes tragedy has to bring friends from out past back in touch, but know that you are in my heart and my prayers. Give my best to all the family. And to John.
    Love you always Millie

  8. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire DeLeon family.

    Bill Ohlin
    Western Reserve Port Authority Advisory Committee

  9. DeLeon Family – The Crespo family are old friends of Jose’s family. We went to the same grade school and lived and grew up together on the east side of Cleveland. It is a sad day in our family to see a good friend leave us so soon. GOD BLESS all of you as a family.

  10. I pray for my family and aunt in this such difficult timefor which all are going thru but do know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all as well as his spouse and family I will always remember Jose as a smart intelligent man with a heart of gold. The distance may keep me far apart but the bond of family has me near. Jose you are going to be greatly missed but do know your memories will always be with me. Especially the time you visited Puerto Rico and I had the plesure of fixing you dinner or was it the other way around you ate my cooking you smiled and said it was good, little did I know it was terrible, you were so sweet and said it was good. Jose I still can’t cook. I love you Jose, your cousin darlene and please forgive me for not getting to know you more.

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