John Leach, Sr.

unknown - May 20, 2012

John Thomas Leach, Sr., of Marcellus, passed away peacefully May 20, 2012, at his home where he had been born 74 years ago and lived his entire life, except for the four years he served in the U.S. Navy.
John is survived by his wife of 54 years Phyllis B. (Everett) Leach; his children Debra (Robert) George, Donna (Martin) Feeney, Daniel (Debra Bombard) Leach, Amy Leach, Krystal Smith and Michael Leach. He had nine wonderful Grandchildren, and to his joy, five Great-Grandchildren, with another one on the way. He is also survived by his brothers Howard Leach and Frank Leach, his sisters Sally Orcutt, Suzie (Richard) Taylor and Jan Burrell, an uncle, many nieces and nephews, several cousins and many, many good life-time friends.
Many is the stranger who came to his door and left the better for it.
John is predeceased by his parents Howard and Esther (Thompson) Leach, and his sons John Jr. and Michael Dixon.
May he rest in peace – a life well lived.
Calling hours were 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Ryan Funeral Home, Marcellus. Service and burial private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church, Marcellus or SAVES.


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