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Jonathan Richard Lepisto

May 4, 1947 — January 7, 2022

Jonathan Richard Lepisto, 74, of Mount Dora, Florida, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022, due to complications after heart surgery. Born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, to Carl Adam Lepisto and Elma Karki Lepisto on May 4, 1947, he attended Shenango High School and Grove City College before being drafted into the Army, serving in Vietnam. Jonathan eventually settled in New Castle, Colorado, and lived there for 40 years before moving to Florida in 2018 to be near family. Jonathan was a carpenter by trade prior to his retirement. He enjoyed woodworking, the outdoors, music, cooking, and spending time with family. Always a lively wit, he was also an avid sports fan, and especially enjoyed cheering for his favorite team, the Steelers. He is survived by his son Karsten (Maiko) Koch of Springfield, VA; daughters Carly (Billy) Quinlan of Burnaby, BC, and Lauren (Travis) Weiss of Mount Dora, FL; brother, David (Sue) Lepisto of Paducah, KY; sister, Karen Love of Charlottesville, VA; 5 grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends. A memorial service will be held on July 30, 2022 at 10:30am at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2323 Old Butler Road, New Castle, PA 16101. Please join the family after the service for a reception, light lunch and stories as we celebrate Jonathan’s life. Please RSVP to Lauren Weiss at .. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online Guestbook available at Arrangements by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis, Florida.
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Saturday, July 30, 2022

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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

2323 Old Butler Road, New Castle, PA 16101

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