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Leo Tomko
  • Rockpointe Community Church
    38100 Utica Road
    Sterling Heights, MI 48312

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“Linda and I just learned from Dave and Karen Glossop that Brother Tomko had gone on to be with the Lord. I have fond memories of him and his family...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: George & Linda Reynolds - VA

“Attached (hopefully it will play for you) is a rare recording of Leo & Naomi singing a duet with Von Tomko family singers on chorus I Exalt Thee.mp3 ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: K T

“Dearest Naomi,I have the fondest memories of you and Leo. I even have you both on my Prayer List and have prayed every week for years for your...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia Bradley - Grayling, MI

“Dear Naomi, keeping you and your family in my thoughts & prayers. May the Father hold you close as you continue to walk with Him. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Debra Nakors - Kailua-Kona, HI

“NAOMI - We send our condolences to your family. You and Leo have been friends of ours for many years and we hold fond memories of the few times we...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Howard & Barbara Collver - MI

“So many special memories. Thankful for the years some of our children enjoyed sharing with the youth in your church when we lived in Sterling...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ardus Berkley Berkley - Lake, MI

“Pastor Leo was a man of incredible integrity, beyond compare. He was such a tower of faith. I will forever be grateful that he listened to the Holy...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Robert and Shelley roose - MI

“Uncle Leo was one of my heroes. He volunteered out of Cairnbrook, Pennsylvania in WW II like so many of the other "foreign" boys who decided to...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: T. Shane Tomko - Quincy, IL

“We are so very sorry to hear about your Dad and Grandpa. We continue to pray for your family as you grieve. We love you. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Ben and Stacey Miles - Huntertown, IN

“My deepest condolences to the family of Leo. May the God of loving kindness bring comfort to you all during this difficult time. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: - neighbor

TOMKO, LEO J. Pastor Leo John Tomko was born on June 7, 1926, in Redbank Township, Pennsylvania. He died Saturday, September 29, 2018, in his adopted home of 20 years, Kailua–Kona, Hawaii at the age of 92.

He is survived by Naomi Tomko, his wife of 66 years, his daughters Robin (Charles) Brown and Kim Tomko, his son, Rev. Randal (Renee)Tomko, and four grandsons: Dr. Benton Brown, Patrick Brown, Taliesin Tomko, and Paxton Tomko.

He pastored churches in Grand Haven, Traverse City, Lansing and Flint, finishing in Sterling Heights with Rockpointe Community Church (known at that time as Sterling Heights Assembly of God) from 1976 to 1994. After retiring, he and his wife relocated to Hawaii and served as volunteers with the missions organization Youth With a Mission in Kailua–Kona.

Visitation will be held at the Wujek–Calcaterra funeral home in Sterling Heights on Friday, October 12 from 2 to 9 PM. A funeral service will be held at Rockpointe Community Church on Saturday, October 13 at 11 am with visitation beginning at 10am at the Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to Rockpointe Community Church (38100 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48312). All donations in memory of Pastor Leo will be used to support Rockpointe's strategic partnership in Detroit's Osborn community. The focus of this long-term investment is building relationships and establishing initiatives designed to bring physical and spiritual transformation in an urban area of need. Pastor Leo always had a passion for Detroit and desire to see its neighborhoods thrive.
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