Death of Church Member – Leona Carpenter

LEONA CARPENTER – Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 86 years of age, at Royal Rose Place. Loving mother of Calvin (Sheryl Dawn), Darlene (Arnold) Mackler and Rodney (Leane). Cherished grandmother of Candace Adams (Heather), Tanya Adams (Fadi), Tessa Taylor (Ryan) and Matthew (Julie). Step grandmother of Tom Mackler (Sarah), Amy Uccheddu (Dani), Chris Mackler and great grandmother of Mattia, Cole, Willow, Elliott, Jayden and River. Dear sister of Irva Stevens and Elizabeth Eliason (Ron). Predeceased by her beloved first husband Floyd, her loving companion Vince Huntingdon and her brother Reuben Selin (Sharon). Leona was employed at the Welland Hospital as a Registered nurse’s assistant for over 25 years, retiring in 1993. She was a longtime member of St Matthew’s Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the choir and altar guild, an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4, and the Atlas retirees Club. She enjoyed bowling, camping, the Toronto Maple Leafs and going to the casino.

Cremation has taken place. The family will receive their friends at the H. L. Cudney Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street, Welland on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. A service to celebrate Leona’s life will be held in St. Mathew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 57 Griffith St., Welland on Wednesday, July 20th at 11:00 a.m.

Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations in Leona’s memory may be made to St. Mathews Evangelical Lutheran Church.

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Published by St. Catharines Standard on Jul. 8, 2022.
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