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Walter W. Leagan

September 13, 1938 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 79)

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Walter W. Leagan, 79, of Chesterland, passed away peacefully Monday morning, November 20th, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on September 13th, 1938. Walter married Gloria Jean Wagner on August 12, 1961.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran, and a member of the N.R.A., who worked as a machinist until retirement. Walter had a passion for singing. He performed The Messiah for many years at Lake Erie College and more recently with the Celebration Choir for the Geauga County Hunger Task Force. Walter also enjoyed riding with Gloria in two Chapters of the Gold Wing Rider's Association. He liked to be involved in community affairs and often attended Commissioner and Township Meetings to stay informed.

Walter will be greatly missed by: his loving wife of 56 years, Gloria; children, Emma (Chris Brockway) Meyer, Jeanette Wilmot, Francis Leagan, Erna (Howard) Mabel; brother-in-law, John Wagner; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and many friends. He is preceded in death by: his parents, Frank and Erna (Mild) Leagan; sons, Walter and James Leagan; son-in-law, Donald Meyer; daughter-in-law, Joy Leagan; and grandsons, Mark and Michael Leagan.

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD AT 1 P.M. ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9TH, 2017 AT ST. MARK LUTHERAN CHURCH, 11900 CHILLICOTHE RD., CHESTERLAND, OH 44026. Family and friends will be received from 11 A.M. on Saturday until the time of the service at the Church. A luncheon will be held following the services in Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in Walter's memory are asked to be made to either St. Mark Lutheran Church or the Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice, 38879 Mentor Ave., Ste A, Willoughby, OH 44094.


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
December 9, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
St. Mark Lutheran Church
11900 Chillicothe Rd
Chesterland, OH 44026

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 9, 2017

1:00 PM
St. Mark Lutheran Church
11900 Chillicothe Rd
Chesterland, OH 44026


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