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Agnes (McFarland) Leach

September 28, 1923 ~ April 5, 2018 (age 94)

Agnes Leach, 94, formerly of Espyville, Shenango area, Conneaut Lake and a resident of Rolling Fields since December 2015, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 5, 2018.


She was born September 28, 1923 in Brookfield, OH, a daughter of Ralph H. and Clara White McFarland.  She was a 1940 graduate of Brookfield High School.  She married Wayne Leach July 11, 1941 and he preceded her in death March 28, 1974.


Agnes was a homemaker and worked on the family farm.  For many years she was an active member of Lebanon Presbyterian Church in Mercer, where she served in many capacities.  More recently, she attended Trinity United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed bible study.  Agnes enjoyed corresponding with family and many friends.  She enjoyed baking and was known as the “Pie Lady.”


Survivors include Gloria Leach Wright (Alan) of Willoughby, OH, Margaret (Peg) Reese (Jon) of Guys Mills, PA and Virginia (Ginny) Trimble of Conneaut Lake, PA; James Leach (Barb) of Richmond, VA; and daughter-in-law Linda Leach Hapner of Las Vegas, NV.  She had eleven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Brest of West Middlesex, PA and a sister-in-law, Eileen McElhaney of Hubbard, OH; and close friend, Tom McAdams of Meadville, PA.  She had numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Wayne (Jerry) Leach; a brother, Ralph McFarland, Jr.; and two sisters, Marguerite McFarland and Bonnie Dellarco.


Calling hours will be Monday, April 9th from 4 to 7 p.m. at WAID-COLEMAN FUNERAL HOME, 12422 CONNEAUT LAKE RD., CONNEAUT LAKE and Tuesday, April 10th from 10 to 11 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 240 N. Third St., Conneaut Lake.  The funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with the Revs. Dave Brumagin and William Green officiating.


Interment will be private at Espyville Cemetery at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Espyville Cemetery Association, 1868 Chapel Rd., Espyville, PA 16424 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.


The family would like to thank the caregivers and any others at Rolling Fields that made Agnes’ life more comfortable in her last years.


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Donations may be made to:

Espyville Cemetery Association
1868 Chapel Road, Espyville PA 16424
Tel: 1-724-927-2422

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