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Alice A. Leslie (Lockavich)

July 24, 1927 - February 2, 2020

Service Date: February 4, 2020

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Holy Trinity Cemetery

Church Saints Peter and Paul Church

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Alice A. Leslie, 92 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday morning, February 2, 2020 at River Street Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre, where she had been a resident.

Born in Plains Township, she was the daughter of the late George and Helen (Marcincavage) Lockavich.

Alice attended Wilkes-Barre Area schools and was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Church, Plains.

Alice was a devoted mother and grandmother and her most rewarding job was taking care of her family and babysitting her grandchildren. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed making delicious dinners for her family at holidays. She also helped cook potato pancakes for St. Francis Church, Miners Mills, annual bazaar. Alice was a gifted seamstress and always opened her home to all who needed her.

She was employed as a technician at RCA, at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, and last for the Wilkes-Barre Area School District as a teacher’s aide.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Edward Leslie on June 5, 1991, grandson Scotty Bogert, Brothers John and Joseph Lockavich, and Sister Theresa Lockavich.

Surviving are her daughters Carole Pienta, and her husband Michael, Mary Clarke and her husband James, all of Wilkes-Barre, and Linda Bogert and her husband Ralph, Newfoundland, son Edward Leslie and his wife Sharon, Wilkes-Barre, grandchildren Lori Andrukaitus, Gina Matticks, Lea Smith, Erica Bennick and her husband Matt, Eddie Leslie and his wife Taylor, and Madisen Leslie, great-grandchildren Alicia Andrukaitus, and Morgan Matticks, sister Florence Boyle and her husband Hugh, Wilkes-Barre, nieces and nephews.

Alice’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff of River Street Manor for the wonderful care given to Alice during her stay.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:00 am at Saints Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705, with Father John C. Lambert, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bear Creek. Family and friends may call Tuesday morning from 9:00 am until the time of mass at church. Arrangements by the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Saints Peter & Paul Church Food Pantry, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705, in Alice’s memory.