Obituary of Georgia Leach
Georgia (Vaganos) Leach, age 95, of Wellsboro passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was born on October 5, 1923, in Canonsburg, PA, a daughter of Costis and Elpiniki (Samarakis) Vaganos. Georgia was the wife of the late Harry Leach, who she married on February 28, 1948 and who died on October 26, 1995. She graduated from Wellsboro Area High School in 1942 and Elmira Business Institute in 1944. Georgia was a homemaker on the family farm and enjoyed spending time with their children.
Georgia is survived by her children Susan (Stephen) Whitney of Tioga, PA, Dana (Barbara) Leach of Mansfield, PA; Mary Lee of Wellsboro, PA; sisters Vicki (John) McCarthy, Ellen (Don) Wilcox, Rita (Martin) Beck, all of Wellsboro; brother Chris (Kim) Vaganos of Harvey's Lake, PA; grandchildren Rebecca Carroll, Stephanie Learn, Joseph Whitney, Nathan Leach, Karen Mathers, Kelly Butters, Matthew Lee, Linsey Lee,; great grandchildren Conar Carroll, Elana Carroll, Benjamin Learn, Henry Whitney, Katherine Whitney, Jason Leach, Alex Leach, Ryan Leach, Amy Leach, Dylan Leach, Anna Mathers, Ashlyn Mathers, Jordan Butters, Kaeli Butters, Rowan Butters Emery Butters; great great granddaughter Rebecka Carroll. She was preceded in death by her husband and her sister Katharine. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, June 29 from 11:00 A.M. until noon at the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will immediately follow at noon with Reverend Janis Yskamp officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Georgia's name to the Second Chance Animal Sanctuary, 725 Gee Hollow Road, Tioga, PA 16946.
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