Carla Leonardini passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at the age of 52. Beloved mother of Alex and Daniel Leonardini, she is also survived by her mother, Josephine Manetti; brother, Robert Manetti; nieces and nephew, Melina, Matthew, and Mallory Manetti; along with countless friends and family members. She is preceded in death by her father, Costante Manetti.
Born and raised in Stockton, Calif., Carla attended Fresno State University before making her home in Fairfield. Carla was a loving, caring mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, and will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.
Friends and family are invited to a vigil from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home in Fairfield. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Holy Spirit Church. In lieu of flowers, Carla’s family would appreciate a donation to her most beloved charity, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 425-4697.