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William A. Leska

August 4, 1929 ~ July 6, 2018 (age 88)

William “Bill” Leska, age 88, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Bill was born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Frederick and Emelia Leske.

Bill had resided in Downingtown for 53 years with his late wife Thora, who passed away in 2016. For over 30 years Bill worked as a Press Operator at the  Millprint/Reynolds/Alcoa plant in Downingtown. Bill’s favorite past times were running, swimming, mowing his lawn, and spending time with friends and family. He was a loyal member of Grove United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his wife Thora, and son Andrew Schipul.

Bill is survived by his daughter Thora (Robert) Schlosser, brother Harry Leske (Kathy), sister Emma Jones, daughter-in-law Sharon Schipul, 5 grandchildren (Dawn, Christine, Matthew, Jessica, and Ryan), and three great grandchildren (Andrew, Kylie, and Emma).

Relatives and friends are invited to Bill’s funeral on Friday, July 13, at James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA,  visitation 9:45 AM-10:45 AM, followed by a service at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow to Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, West Chester.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in Bill’s name can be sent to Grove United Methodist Church, 490 Boot Rd, West Chester, PA 19380.

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