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Leona M. Siskin

November 14, 1920 ~ January 29, 2019 (age 98)
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SISKIN Leona

 

Leona M. Siskin 98 of Elmira, NY, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother and Aunt died Tuesday, January 29 at 10:15 Pm. Her long and storied life brought joy to everyone she met. She was born in Mansfield, PA to Ambrose and Carrie (nee) Gleason Robinson on November 14, 1920. Her journey was like a tree of life, stretching out to all corners of human events. She leaves behind daughter, Diane Shetler; daughter and son-in law, Lee and Vince Meyer; and son, David and daughter-in-law, Doris Siskin; thirteen grandchildren; twenty two great grandchildren, and fifteen great great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and extended family. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT CONGREGATION KOL AMI 1008 W. WATER STREET ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2019 AT 1:00PM. RABBI DR. OREN STEINITZ OFFICIATING. INTERMENT TO FOLLOW IN FRANKLIN STREET CEMETERY, ELMIRA. The family would like to thank Dr. Mauri and staff for the many years of care, the gals from the Arnot Ogden Fusion Center, and the staff at Bethany Manor Skill Level Three. A special thanks to close friend and neighbor Sue Bowman. Donations can be made in her name to Congregation Kol Ami 1008 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14905. www.bakerfamilyfuneralhome.com

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