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Elizabeth B. Leahy

July 20, 1912 - October 14, 2008

GLENARM – Elizabeth B. Leahy, 96, of Glenarm died at 2:02 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at Auburn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born July 20, 1912, in Glenarm, the daughter of Jacob R. and Anna M. Jarboe Burtle. She married Francis C. Leahy in 1936; he preceded her in death on July 19, 1990.

She also was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by a daughter, Missy Marr of Lakewood, Colo.; three sons, Jay (Joyce) Leahy of Winter Haven, Fla., Tom (Joyce) Leahy of New Salem and Jim (Christy) Leahy of Glenarm; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was a resident of Glenarm for most of her life and worked as a homemaker.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Divernon and the Glenarm Community Club. She was a 1930 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and Webster College.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Bernard Cemetery c/o Robert Burtle, 12891 Manning Road, Glenarm, IL 62536.

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