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Jeannette Louise Austin Leeson
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1925
Rome (Oneida County)
Oneida County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 2010
Auburn
Cayuga County
New York, USA

Obituary -- Mrs. Jeannette T. Leeson --

AUBURN - Mrs. Jeannette T. Leeson, 84, of Fitch Avenue, Auburn, died on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, in Auburn Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Leeson was born in Rome, N.Y., the daughter of Leland and Hattie Tritsch Austin and was a graduate of Rome Free Academy.

She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 169, for more than 50 years and the ladies auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1975, in Auburn.

Mrs. Leeson was an avid reader who loved to knit and crochet, often the mittens she made were given to those in need.

Her first husband, Robert Owen Thomas, was killed in action on April 18, 1945, in Germany in WWII.

Her second husband, Raymond H. Leeson, predeceased her on March 27, 2004.

Mrs. Leeson is survived by her four children, Arthur Thomas, of Half Acre, Janice Leeson, of Auburn, Edward Leeson and his wife Jean, of Auburn; Gail Bennett and her husband Timothy, of Seattle, Wash.; two granddaughters, Erin Bennett and her husband, Brad Allen, and Lacey Bennett, both of Seattle. And all her friends and neighbors for the past six years of her life at Mercy Rehabilitation Center.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at Farrell's Funeral Service, Inc., 84 South St., Auburn.

A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.

The Rev. LeRoy Kettinger will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3 St. Anthony St., Auburn, NY in memory of Jeannette. 
 
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 Parents:
  Leland Howard Austin (1897 - 1992)
  Hattie M Tritsch Austin (1902 - 1971)
 
 Spouses:
  Robert Owen Thomas (1920 - 1945)
  Raymond H. Leeson (1915 - 2004)
 
Burial:
Fort Hill Cemetery
Auburn
Cayuga County
New York, USA
Plot: Fairmount Gardens Lot 72 Grave 2
 
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Originally Created by: KT
Record added: Dec 14, 2012
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Jeannette Louise <i>Austin</i> Leeson
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Jeannette Louise <i>Austin</i> Leeson
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 Added: Dec. 14, 2012
 
 
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