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Leatha Irene DeLong

February 7, 1941 — February 6, 2022


Leatha Irene DeLong, 80, of Lewisburg entered into rest on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at her residence.

Born on February 7, 1941 in Mifflinburg, a daughter of the late Kernit John and Louella (Arney) Mowery. On September 2, 1961, she married Dale J. DeLong, who survives. Her death breaks the union of 60 years

She was a graduate of Mifflinburg High School class of 1955.

Leatha worked for 46 years as a medical secretary in the medical records department at Evangelical Community Hospital. Earlier in life she worked as a waitress for Wehrs Dairy, Mifflinburg.

She attended Christ Wesleyan Church, Milton for many years.

Leatha enjoyed reading, doing puzzles and spending time with her family. She loved getting together with her family, they were her world.

In addition to her Loving husband, she is survived by 3 children, Anita (Scott) Houtz, Brenda (James) Stigerwalt and Anthony (Cindy) DeLong. She has 8 grandchildren: William, Jeffrey, Bradley, Heather, Sarah, Michael, Jennifer and Rachel and 14 great grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother Randall (Faye) Mowery and two sisters Fae Kuhns and Neta (Gene) Hoffmaster.

She was preceded in death by a brother Nevin Mowery.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 am on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Adamo Funeral Home, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 11 with Pastor Ken Paulhamus officiating.

Interment will be in Penns Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Leatha's memory may be sent to Christ Wesleyan Church, Milton.

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.
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