He was born July 29, 1962 in Steubenville, Ohio the son of Alfred C. and Nancy J. Perazzoli Leist.
Mark was a long time resident of Apple Creek Developmental Center, and had been a resident of the Mount Vernon Developmental Center since 2003. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Smithville.
Surviving are his father Alfred C. ( Brenda K. Reichard) Leist of Wooster. A brother : Jeffrey (Jennifer) Leist of Cincinnati, a sister: Samara V. Leist of Wooster. Step sisters: Donna (Franz) Reichard Albright of Smithville and Audrey (Mike) Reichard Wolfarth of Morgantown West Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his mother Nancy J. Leist and a sister Karen Leist Cummins.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to OLMR c/o Jan Bratton (Treasurer) P.O. Box 215 Delta Ohio 43515.
The family wishes to thank the staff who cared for Mark ,and for all the help , prayers, and support of friends and family over the years. Deepest gratitude is extended to all those who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities in the state of Ohio.
OLMR c/o Jan Bratton, Treasurer P.O. Box 215 Delta, Ohio 43515
October 1, 2007 10:30 A.M. @ Funeral Home
1 hr. prior