Nancy Ann Leighow, 71, of Danville PA passed away
peacefully on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at her residence. She was born June
6, 1946 in Bloomsburg PA the daughter of the late Minor and Dorothy Smith
She graduated from Danville High School in 1964.
Nancy was employed by the United States Federal
Government in Washington DC in Human Resources for 33 years, retiring in
She was an active member of Pine Street Evangelical
Lutheran Church where she served on the Council, Property Committee and
faithfully volunteered with numerous functions and activities. Nancy was
also a volunteer with the American Red Cross, Geisinger Hospice and in the
Gift Shop at Geisinger Medical Center.
She greatly enjoyed walking Molly, her faithful
companion of 11 years.
Nancy will be lovingly remembered as the “Big Sister”
who was the glue that kept the family together. She left a legacy of love
and kindness and will be remembered for her never-ending love for her
brothers and each one in her family who will miss her greatly.
She is survived by her five brothers; Richard A.
Leighow of Woodbridge VA; John A. Leighow and his wife Carla; Dennis A.
Leighow and his wife Ellen, David M. Leighow, Glen M. Leighow and his wife
Tina; all of Danville PA. Also surviving are seven nieces; Ann, Amanda,
Alyssa, Sarah, Diana, Emily and Marin and three nephews; Bill, David and
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a
Celebration of Nancy’s Life to be held Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 4:00 PM at
Pine Street Evangelical Church 407 Pine Street Danville PA with her Pastor
the Reverend Dr. Lois Martin officiating. Friends will be received from
2:00 PM until 3:45 PM at the church. Burial will follow in Washingtonville
Lutheran Church Cemetery in Washingtonville PA. Memorial contributions may
be made to Pine Street Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski
Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.