Leoncio de Paz Pilapil

Leoncio de Paz Pilapil, Jr. died Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at his home in North Brunswick. He was 87.

Born in Carigara, Leyte, Philiippines he came to the United States in 1993 and lived in Newark before moving to North Brunswick in 2003. He was an engineer for Atlas Consolidated Mining Corporation and North Davao Mining Corporation in the Philippines for 38 years before his retirement in 1988.

Surviving are his wife Priscila (Diotay) Pilapil; three daughters – Maria Dina Pilapil of North Brunswick, Marites Pilapil of Las Vegas, Nevada, Maria Liza Pilapil of Cebu, Philippines; three sisters – Josefa Worden of Queensland, Australia, Alicia Chan of Tampa, Florida and Magdalena Pilapil of Leyte, Philippines; a brother Leopoldo Pilapil of Leyte, Philippines; and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Selover Funeral Home, 555 Georges Road, North Brunswick. Funeral services will be 9:00 AM Wednesday from Selover Funeral Home followed by a 10:00 AM Mass at St. Augustine of Canterbury R.C. Church in Kendall Park. Private cremation will follow.