Leona M. Stafford Bosley Porreca

February 26, 1931 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 91)


Leona M. Stafford Bosley Porreca 91 of Uniontown passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022. She was born in Little Brownfield on February 26, 1931, to the late William and Estella (Smitley) Stafford.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded by her husband Pete Porreca, daughter Sharon Ann, son Eddie, sisters Opal Sabatini, Patricia Tewell, Don Stafford, and Jim Stafford, along with several half brothers and sisters.

Leona was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She worked as a cafeteria worker in the Laurel Highlands High School for many years. She was a wonderful cook and baker and always loved cooking for her family no matter what the occasion. She was truly the best mom to all of her children and will be terribly missed.

She is survived by her children Bill Bosley and wife Leah of Markleysburg, Connie Williams and husband Don of Coolspring, Barry Bosley of Uniontown, Bobby Bosley and wife Cindy of Lemont, Jerry Bosley and wife Mary Ellen of Uniontown, Tammy Pitman and husband Dennis of Ocala, Fl, and daughter Paula Porreca Murray and husband Jeff, with whom she made her home for the past 6 months. She is also survived by stepchildren Cathy Smelko and husband Kenny of Uniontown, Susan Coughanour of Merrittstown, and Dan Porreca and wife Lori of Lancaster. Leona was blessed with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Brothers and sisters Phyllis McFadden, Louise Thomas, Gloria Thomas (Barry), and Diane Papincak (Mark).

Our family is grateful to Paula Murray for taking care of Leona and her medical needs over the past few years. The family would also like to thank Amedysis Hospice for the excellent care they have provided for Leona for the past 6 months, they went above and beyond for Leona and the family will be forever grateful.

Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA Sunday, May 15th, 2022, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Monday, May 16th, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM the hour of the service with Pastor Michael Lyons officiating. Entombment to follow in Sylvian Heights Cemetery, Uniontown Pa.

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