Piter P. Leal a software engineer and resident of Roswell, Georgia, died on June 6th, 2017 at the age of 46.
Piter is survived by his parents, his wife, Jane Chastain Leal, his children, Yasmin, Kayla, and Alexandra Leal.
Piter was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on May 6, 1971 to Francisco and Joselita Leal. He graduated from Providence College in 1995 with a degree in Computer Science, and received his MBA from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business in 2005. Piter welcomed three beautiful daughters to the world in March 1999, October 2001, and January 2004. Piter’s children were the most important part of his life. On August 18, 2012, Piter married Jane Chastain Leal.
Piter was a loving husband and devoted father, avid soccer player, and athlete. Former semi-professional soccer player in Brazil. NCAA Division I college player. He received his black belt in Taekwondo in 2015. He travelled a great deal internationally as a Technical Consultant for the Latin American Operations LHS-SEMA TELECOM GROUP in the early part of his career. Piter loved travelling to Portugal, Peru and many other wonderful and exotic places. He was a simple but spiritual man, involved in church activities volunteering to stay at homeless shelters, and collecting money to help the poor. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus volunteer organization. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on June 16 at St Andrew’s Catholic Church on Riverside Road Roswell, Georgia. Rev. Daniel J. Fleming, Pastor will officiate. Flowers and condolences may be sent 675 Riverside Road Roswell, Georgia 30075. (However in lieu of sending flowers, please feel free to make a donation to Piter’s cause at Piedmont Brain Tumor Center 404-605-2130 website Donate.Piedmont.org).
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