Christine 'Chris' (Nee: Lucas McDew) Leighton
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age 64, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 20, 2014 after a courageous four year battle with cancer. She was a 1968 graduate of Perry High School. Chris became an LPN in 1970, earned her RN-ASN from Walsh College in 1988 and retired in 2006.
Survived by her husband of 22 years, Steven Leighton; children, Mark McDew, Michelle McDew (Virgil West), and Phillip Douglas (Amber); grandchildren, Airis, Junx, Hallie, Phillip II, Janiya, Anna and Jaccob; sister, Jane Lucas, best friend of 60 years, Barb Temple; special friend of family, Tracie Chester and many nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Margaret Lucas and a brother, Ray Lucas Jr.
She will be greatly missed by all. Friends may call Monday from 5-6 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 6 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home with Rev. Edward Fashbaugh II officiating. Private burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the
, P. O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. Condolences may be made to:
Lamiell Funeral Home
1353 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44703
Published in The Repository from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2014