Jann (Craven) Leonard

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Leonard, Jann (Craven) TROY Jann Christine Leonard, 48, passed suddenly of natural causes on January 15, 2018. Born in Troy, she was the daughter of John F. Craven of East Greenbush and Linda Purtell Craven, also of East Greenbush; the beloved wife of 26 years of Thomas F. Leonard (retired Troy Fire Dept.); and the loving mother of Jessica Mae, Victoria Linn, and Rebecca Rose Leonard. A 1987 graduate of Columbia High School, she was also a graduate of Maria College, class of 1989. Jann was employed for more than 20 years at Quester 3 at Red Mill School in East Greenbush. She supported her children in all of their passions, including music and dance. Jann also dedicated her life to caring for her daughter with special needs. Survivors also include her sister, Susan (Timothy) Fox of Delmar; a brother, Stephen (Estelle) Craven of East Greenbush; several nieces and nephews; her mother-in-law, Sara (late Thomas) Leonard; special friend of the family, Susan Redmond; and many close friends and other relatives. The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Troy where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Troy. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Daniel D. Purcell Funeral Home Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. Donations in Jann's memory may be made to gofundme.com/Jann-Leonard or to 1p36 Deletion Support and Awareness, Attn: Karen Bess, 48 Comfield Lane, Warwick, NY, 10990 in Jessica Leonard's honor.
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Published in Albany Times Union on Jan. 18, 2018