Leon Ian Work
FUNERAL HOME
Poland Funeral Home Inc.
901 First Ave
Conway, PA
Leon Ian Work
Conway - 87, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on August 1, 2021. He was the son of the late Ian and Erma Work. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Bernice Hall and Thelma Lambert. Surviving is his wife of 64 years, Dorothy "DoDo" Work, his children, Jim (Debbie) Work, Dan (Sally) Work, Diane (Mike) Bush, grandchildren, Kristopher, Alexander, Carley, Nickolaus, Jennifer, Chloe, John, Jacqueline, great grand children, Adley and Carter. Leon was born and raised in Conway. He retired from J&L Steel as a machinist and served his country in the Air National Guard. Upon retirement he drove school bus for Rhodes Transit. Leon was a life long member of the Conway Volunteer Fire Department, serving over thirty years as fire chief. He was a member of the Beaver County Fire Chiefs Association and the International Order of Odd Fellows. He enjoyed model trains, but most of all loved his family. Friends will be received on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM in the Poland Funeral Home , 901 Fist Avenue, Conway, 724-869-7700. A memorial service will take place Thursday 10 AM at the Conway Volunteer Fire Department, 900 S. Gross Street, Conway. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery where he will receive full military honors.


Published by The Beaver County Times from Aug. 2 to Aug. 3, 2021.
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Aug
5
Memorial service
10:00a.m.
Conway Volunteer Fire Department
900 S. Gross Street, Conway, PA
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So sorry to hear of Leon´s passing. I served with him in the PA Air National Guard from 71-77. Leon also was our photographer at our wedding in 1974.
Bob Michelucci
August 21, 2021
My sincere condolences to all the Work family, cousins-Jimmy, Diane and Danny- and their families, but especially to dear Aunt Dodo. I am so sorry for your loss and will hold you all in my thoughts and prayers in your deep grief. My fondest memories of Uncle Leon were his fabulous and elaborate train set villages that seemed to take up the whole room and give us so much joy when we visited for family gatherings. RIP Uncle Leon XXOO
Judy Regotti-Alexander
August 18, 2021
Mrs. Work and family, thinking of all you during this time. I saw Mr. Work's Funeral March on Facebook, what a beautiful tribute to him! I always remember when the Conway fire siren blew Mr. Work was in his car and up and out his driveway pronto! :)
Karen (Kokoski) Lucci
August 9, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of Leon. May he Rest In Peace. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lisa Gameos
Friend
August 8, 2021
The Gameos Family
August 8, 2021
As you walk through this time of loss, may you know that the Lord walks with you and He will comfort you.
Victor Ndinyah
Other
August 4, 2021
Leon you have done so much for Conway Fire Dept. I have moved to FL with my husband Norman. I always enjoyed talking to you at Tuesday Bingo. God Bless you. Shirley and Norman
Shirley Shoup
Friend
August 3, 2021
Sorry to hear about your Dad, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Tim Slima
August 3, 2021
Thoughts and prayers and thankful for memories of church activities with the family in the 60's when living in Conway.
Barbara (Vukich) Manor
August 3, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief
Tom and Julie Bush
Family
August 2, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the family. Love and prayers are with you.
Linda Hadaway
Friend
August 2, 2021
Heartfelt sympathies to everyone with great memories from over 50 years with him both in the fire service and J&L
Dave Finch
Work
August 2, 2021
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