Former Middlesex County GOP Chairman Joe Leo dies

Former Middlesex County Republican Chairman Joe Leo has died, county Republicans told PolitickerNJ.

Leo, who took over the post in 2002 after a stint as Old Bridge Republican chairman, was a stalwart in county politics.

“Joe was a wonderful Republican and was involved for many years,” said Assemblyman Sam Thompson. “If Republicans were involved, Joe was there.”

A wake for Leo will be held Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Michael Hegarty funeral home in Old Bridge.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Most Holy Redeemer church in Old Bridge.

Former Middlesex County GOP Chairman Joe Leo dies