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Leona B. Crable, 92, of Old Pittsburgh Road, New Castle (Shenango Township) passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Born on Nov. 16, 1924, in Ellwood City, she was a daughter of the late Chauncey and Laura Belle Weakley Stewart.
She was married to Edgar Crable, who passed away on Dec. 21, 1998.
Leona graduated from Lincoln High School and worked for a short time in the mail room at U.S. Steel.
Leona was an active member of the Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church, where she was a longtime director of the Vacation Bible School program, a Sunday school teacher, a member of the Quilting Group and also served as a Deacon.
She worked at the election poll in Shenango Township for many years.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce (Gary) Lindsey of Dayton, Ohio; two sons, Larry (Kathy) Crable of Ellwood City and Donald Crable of New Castle; a brother, Gareth (Myrle) Stewart of Las Vegas, Nevada; two sisters-in-law, Frances Stewart of Zelienople and JoAnn Anthony of Florida; three grandchildren, David (Leslie) Lindsey, Laura (Brad) Goehring and Bryan Crable; and three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Victoria Lindsey, and Jordyn Goehring.
She was preceded in death by a son, David; a granddaughter, Tami Lindsey; two sisters, Dorothy Stewart and Helen Wigton; and five brothers, Robert, Julian, Gilbert, Clyde and Harold Stewart.
Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Daniel Stinson officiating.
Interment will follow in the Wurtemburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting marshallsfh.com.
Published on May 1, 2017
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