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Leona M. Dutt

Bangor, Pennsylvania

Jun 9, 1928 – Nov 5, 2019 (Age 91)


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Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc - Bangor Obituary

Leona M. Dutt, 91, of Bangor, PA passed away Sunday, November 3rd, at Easton Hospital.

Leona was born in Bethlehem, PA on June 9, 1928, a daughter of the late  Leo and Cecelia (Muhr) Copf.

She was the wife of Leroy Dutt. They would have celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on Nov. 4th. Leona was employed as a machine operator at the former Valerie Fashions in Pen Argyl and Wind Gap until retiring.

She was a faithful servant of Jehovah and a member of the Belvidere Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Belvidere, NJ. Prior to that, she was a member of the Roseto and Mt. Bethel Congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses. She was most happy when she was out in service and sharing the scripture with others. Leona truly loved Jehovah and His son Christ Jesus. She loved sharing the news of the coming paradise earth.  

In addition to her husband Leroy, Leona is survived by a daughter, Melisandé Rush, a stepdaughter, Robin Tester, 2 grandchildren; Matthew Rush,  husband of Kathy, and Genesis Lessard, wife of Dan. 4 great-grandchildren; Ainsley, Allegra, Beckett, and Zoe, and a step great-grandson, Lucas.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, November 9th at the Belvidere Kingdom Hall, 35 Ramseyburg Rd. Columbia, NJ. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. " Village of Johnsonville, Bangor, PA. Online condolences may be offered at gaffneyparsons.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Belvidere Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, C/O Rick Lang,100 Bunny Trail Rd., Bangor, PA 18013. 

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To Leroy, Melisande, Matthew & families
We are truly sorry for your loss. Leona was a dynamic person and warrior
for her God. She had a remarkable
influence on many and will be remembered fondly by all. She awaits her prize to be had soon.

I'm sorry to hear of your loss uncle Leroy. She was so much fun. She will be missed greatly. Our prayers go out to you.


I will miss this Gracious Servant of JEHOVAH. I hope to see her in PARADISE.

Dear Leroy and family, My sincere condolences. Aunt Leona was a beautiful lady. She always had a smile and a kind word. She sure was special. May she Rest In Peace. Sincerely,
Sandy Pysher

So many good memories of this lovely, gracious lady when I was growing up. She was a strong woman with an infectious smile. ❤ Sending lots of love and prayers to Sande, LeRoy and the entire family.