Leona Lekwart


Leona Lekwart, 99 of Washington died Sunday-June 16, 2019 in the Washington Hospital.  She was born April 26, 1920 in Washington, PA the daughter of the late Michael and Caroline Buick.  Mrs. Lekwart was a homemaker and a member of the St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church.  She enjoyed sewing, listening to audio books, shopping and spending time with family.  Mrs. Lekwart will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her. 

On May 1, 1949 she married Walter Lekwart who died June 21, 1996.  Surviving is a daughter, Carol L. Lekwart of Pittsburgh; two sons, Walter M. Lekwart of Washington and Joseph A. (Julie) Lekwart of California and a granddaughter, Madison Lekwart of California.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Lekwart was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Buick and by two sisters, Genevieve Kubovcik and Helen Donner.

Friends will be received on Wednesday-June 19, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Ave., Washington, S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor/Director, Susan Falvo Warco, Director, S. Timothy Warco II, Director.  A prayer service will be held in the funeral home at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday-June 20, 2019 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. in the St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, Washington with the Rev. John Lynam as celebrant.  Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Carnegie Library, Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 4724 Baum Blvd. Pittsburgh PA 15213 or to the Washington-Greene County Blind Association at www.wgcba.org.  Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com