BUFFALO, N.Y. — A pizzeria that's been serving Western New Yorkers for nearly a half-century is saying its goodbyes.

Leonardi's Pizzeria in Eggertsville announced on Facebook that it shut its doors for good this past Sunday after 47 years in business.

They say the owners, Hector and Anne, have decided to retire after all that time, and that they're going to miss their loyal customers who have become like family throughout the decades.

They're also refunding valid gift certificates dated 07/01/2019 to 10/31/2019. You can send the certificate, along with your information: Leonardi's Pizzeria, Inc. P.O. Box 173, Buffalo, NY 14225.

Photograph by: Alain Charlier / Artwork by: The Buffalo News

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