Leona M. Lesky
October 29, 1920 - January 25, 2013
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Leona M. Lesky
Leona M. (Laukitis) Lesky, 92, passed away at Fawcett Memorial Hospital on January 25, 2013.
She was born on October 29, 1920 to Charles and Marcella (Aravich) Laukitis in DuBois, PA. Leona moved to Port Charlotte from Elyria, Ohio in 1982.
She is survived by her daughter, Janet (Dennis) Walker; grandchildren, Scott (fiance’ Ellen Dvorak) Walker; Tracy Morris; Kelli (Steve) Worobel; great-grandchildren, Makenzie and Matt Morris and Stephen Worobel; her brother, Ralph (Irene) Laukitis of DuBois; son-in-law John Filimon of Port Charlotte; brother-in-law, Joseph (Mae) Lesky of DuBois; sister-in-laws, Mary Ivoska of DuBois, Helen (Chuck) Betts of Harborcreek, PA; Stella (Jack) Freemer of Brockway; Dorothy Laukitis; Adeline Lesky of Jacksonville, FL and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bernard “Babe” in 1981; daughter, Kathy Filimon in 2006; brother, Bernie Laukitis; sisters, Ann (Jack) Lommock and Gertrude (John) Amilkavich; younger siblings; Charles, Octavia and Paul; brother-in-laws, Victor (Stella),Lesky, Edward Lesky and Frank Ivoska; sister-in-law, Jenny (Tom) Kosko.
Before moving to Florida, Leona was employed by Hess and Hess Drugs in Elyria for over 25 years. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her 16 years of volunteer service for Fawcett Memorial Hospital where she donated almost 5,000 hours. She had also been a volunteer for the former St. Joseph Hospital for 15 years. She was a member of H2U (Senior Friends) at Fawcett where she was able to participate in many travel, luncheon and other events. On Tuesday mornings, you could find her with other H2U crafters making items for the patients at Fawcett. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 8th at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Elyria, Ohio. Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Port Charlotte Chapel. To express condolences to the family, please sign the on-line guestbook at www.kay-ponger.com.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 8th at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Elyria, Ohio.
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