Georgine Marie Leshko
1946 - 2021
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home
132 S Jardin St.
Shenandoah, PA

Georgine Marie (Demanchick) Leshko, 75, passed away Wednesday after a long illness. She resided in Sugarloaf Twp. and was a former Shenandoah resident.

Georgine was born in Shenandoah on Sept. 15, 1946. She was the daughter of the late George and Elsie (Gervel) Demanchick.

She was a 1964 graduate of the former Immaculate Heart Academy, Fountain Springs, and the Patricia Stevens Business School, Philadelphia.

Georgine enjoyed working in many occupations during her career, including fashion, education, consulting and partnered with her husband in a family business.

She had a passion for travel and travelled extensively, mainly in Europe. Georgine enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was the first to step up and help everyone. Georgine had a deep and abiding faith in God. She was a great supporter of churches and many charitable causes. Georgine was a gracious and giving woman and many benefited from her tenderhearted spirit. Her kind and loving nature will be missed by all who love her.

Preceding her in death, along with her parents, was her sister, Dolores (Demanchick) Galitsky.

Surviving are her husband, Robert T. Leshko, with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage on Oct. 9, 2021. Also surviving are her sister's children, Sharon Galitsky, Kenneth Galitsky and his wife, Bonnie Galitsky; her great-nephew, David Galitsky and his wife, Kassie. Additional survivors on Robert's side of the family are five nephews and nine nieces; great-nephews and great-nieces; one great-great-niece; brother-in-law, Thomas Leshko and his wife, Jean; and brother-in-law, Theodore "Ted" Bartol.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Rosary Church, 240 S. Poplar St., Hazleton. The Rev. Arbogaste Satoun will be the celebrant.

Interment will follow in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation before Mass at from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Rosary Church.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the charity of your choice in Georgine's memory.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.

To leave a condolence for Georgine's family, sign the guestbook at www.woffuner

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Holy Rosary Church
240 S. Poplar St., Hazleton, PA
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My deepest sympathy in your time of loss. Georgine was a fighter with a compassionate heart. May she rest in eternal peace.
Cathy Getz
December 4, 2021
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