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George LEIGHTYBERGER died in 1861.

LEIGHTYBERGER - Nov 19th, 1861, at his residence in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland Co., Pa. , GEORGE LEIGHTYBERGER, aged about 80 years. He was well known as a good citizen and very much respected as a gentleman. The Genius of Liberty. Uniontown, Pa. December 5, 1861. Vol. 1, no. 44, pg 5. col. 5. Contributed by Roy Lockhart.

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John C. "Jack" LEONARD


John C. "Jack" Leonard, 70, of Jeannette, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, at his home, after battling lung cancer. He was born Dec. 2, 1930, in Greensburg, a son of the late Joseph and Josephine (Mellicant) Leonard. He worked in sales most of his life, recently employed by the Tribune-Review. He was also a charter member of the Westmoreland Horsemen's Association, as well as a member of the Arabian Horse Association. He was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral and a graduate of Greensburg High School, Class of 1949. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean conflict as an instructor in the tank division. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert, in October 2000. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Jo (Hisker) Leonard; seven children, Dr. John M. Leonard and wife, Kathy, of Apollo, Pamela Leonard of Falmouth, Mass., Barbara Sproat of Leesburg, Va., William Leonard and wife, Cheryl, of Paeonian Springs, Va., Mark Leonard of Jeannette, Joan Ohi and husband, Richard, of Lancaster, and Rebecca Hyre and husband, Donald, of Winchester, Va.; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandson; a brother, Robert Leonard, and wife, Nicky, of Houstontown; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends received at the Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, 724-837-0020, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayers will be held in the funeral home Saturday at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the VFW Post 33 Honor Guard. If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Westmoreland Hospice, 532 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601. Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.


John LOPES died in 1931.

Word has reached here of the death recently of John Lopes, at his home at Montour No. 4, Westmoreland county. Funeral services were held Monday. He is a former resident of Leisenring No. 2 and is survived by seven children his wife having preceded him in death by three years. (Genius - September 16 - 1931) Contributed by Marilyn Tolentino and Carol Clarke and transcribers.

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