Leona M. Mesavage

Leona M. Mesavage, 93, of Elmhurst Township and formerly of Greentown, passed away Dec. 20, 2012 at St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home, Elmhurst Township. She had also lived in Medina, Ohio, Lakeland, Fla., Des Plaines, Ill., and Farmington, Mich.

She was born in Warrior Run on Jan. 11, 1919, a daughter of the late George and Kathryn (Perluke) Stuscavage.

She was an active, independent woman with lots of spunk. She encouraged her children through many life lessons and loved to banter with folks. Leona was known for her high level of energy and was always on the go, playing cards, cleaning or shopping. She enjoyed traveling and visited many places in the United States as well as Europe.

Leona was employed as an executive secretary for DeSoto Inc., Des Plaines, for many years before retiring to Lakeland.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Louis Mesavage; and brothers William and George Stuscavage.

Surviving are daughters, Lynn Teruggi and Laraine Mesavage, both of Oregon; son, Lou Mesavage, and his wife, Nancy, Medina; grandchildren, Catherine (Mesavage) Flores, Jordan Mesavage and Angela and Michael Teruggi; great-grandchildren, Marcus and Miguel Flores; brother Alvin Stuscavage, Greentown; several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Family Church, Main Street, Sugar Notch. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley.

Funeral Home

George A Strish Inc Funeral Home
105 N Main St Ashley, PA 18706
(570) 822-8575

Published in Times Leader on May 4, 2013