Sylvia A. Leonard

Sylvia A. Leonard, 72, of Warren, Pa., passed away on Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Warren General Hospital.

Sylvia was born April 26, 1942, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Truman and Beatrice Austin Abraham.

Sylvia was a nurse, graduated from WCA, and worked for Warren General Hospital and later at Kinzua Valley, from which she retired. She and her husband previously owned Tiny Town. Sylvia was a member of the former First Salem Church, the Eastern Star, the American Legion Auxiliary, and WCA Alumni. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and traveling with her husband.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Emery L. Leonard, whom she married Sept. 28, 1963; one daughter, Beth McCullough and husband, Gale, Warren, Pa.; and one son, Jeff Leonard, Clarendon, Pa. She also has two grandchildren: Sarah and Scott McCullough; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis C. Abraham and her infant brother, Edward K. Abraham.

Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home Inc, 1003 Penn. Ave., E., Warren, Pa., on Friday, July 18, from 5-8 p.m., and on July 19, from 10-11 a.m., at which time a funeral service will be held there with the Rev. Marcus Briggs, chaplain, Rouse Home and Warren General Hospital, officiating. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park West, Warren, PA 16365 or the Cancer Care Center at Warren General, 2 Crescent Park West, Warren, PA 16365; or the American Heart Association, 823 Filmore Ave., Erie, PA 16505. To view the obituary online, or send the family e-condolences, please visit