The Obit For Leon Revolinsky

LEON J. "BOBO" REVOLINSKY, 96, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of NEW BRUNSWICK

The Asbury Park Press, 3/17/2009

LEON J. "BOBO" REVOLINSKY, 96, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of NEW BRUNSWICK, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, March 14, in Tampa.

Leon was born in New Brunswick and lived there and in Sayreville before moving to Tampa. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Victories Roman Catholic Church, Sayreville.

Leon was a minor league pitcher for the Salisbury Indians and on Aug. 21, 1937, pitched a no-hitter against a Dover team. The Indians were considered the "Wonder Team of 1937" by the Sporting News and were ranked eighth of the 100 teams by the Minor League Baseball Association.

He was an avid golfer, hitting a hole-in-one at the Tamarack Golf Course. Leon was a car salesman for Laffin Chevrolet, South River, for more than 25 years, where he was named to the Chevrolet "Legion of Leaders" and spent 20 years in the "100 Car Club." He was founding member nine of South River Elks Lodge 2033.

He is predeceased by his wife, Mary A. Roman Revolinsky. He is survived by a daughter, Mary Jane Martinez and her husband John of Tampa; a son, John Revolinsky and his wife Carol of Holmdel; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Friends may visit from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Sayreville Memorial Funeral Home, 341 Washington Road, Sayreville. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A Mass will be offered at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victories Church, Sayreville.

Interment will be at New Calvary Cemetery, Parlin. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimers Association, 125 Half Mile Road, Suite 200, Red Bank, NJ 07701.

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