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Leona Marie Lair

March 3, 1937 — September 14, 2023

Selinsgrove

 

Leona Marie Lair, 86, of Selinsgrove, entered into rest at 10 p.m., Thursday, September 14, 2023, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born on March 3, 1937, in Blossburg, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Linwood Laverne and Alberta M. (Claflin) Roupp. On June 8, 1957, in Mansfield, she married Nicholas Lair, who preceded her in death on February 6, 2012.

Leona was a 1955 graduate of Mansfield High School.

She enjoyed attending the Selinsgrove Senior Center, worked many years at Bechtel’s, and The Frosty Cow, Lewisburg. Leona and her husband formally owned and operated the Ho Hum Restaurant in Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania from 1966 to 1984.

Leona was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

Surviving family members include two sons and their spouses, Nicholas L. and Melissa Lair of Selinsgrove, and Michael G. Lair and Denmar of Florida; two daughters and one daughter-in-law, Kimberly M. Lair of Northumberland, and Christine A. and Betzy Lair of Selinsgrove; four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Robert and Peggy Roupp of Elmira, New York, Ricky and Sarah Roupp of Mansfield, James Roupp of Troy, and Douglas Roupp of Mansfield; one sister and brother-in-law, Judy and David Greer of Lewisburg; one brother-in-law, Ronald Scott; two sisters-in-law, Maryann Roupp of Martinez, Georgia and Ingrid Roupp of Hobe Sound, Florida; and four grandchildren, Ethan Miller, Abigail Miller and fiancé Trevor A. Stuck, Monica Lair, and Dustin Grenfell; and one great-grandson, Mason A. Stuck.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by infant daughter Victoria M. Lair; two brothers, David Roupp and Donald L. Roupp; and sister Beverly A. Scott.

Family and friends are welcome from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 21, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 112 Fairview Drive, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 12 p.m., with the Father Joshua Cavender as celebrant. A time of fellowship will follow, beginning at 1 p.m.

Burial for Nicholas and Leona will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 22 in St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Blossburg.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Selinsgrove Senior Center, 8 N. Water St., Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870.

Arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.

Leave your condolences online at www.rouppfuneralhome.com.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, October 21, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Pius X Catholic Church

112 Fairview Dr, Selinsgrove, PA 17870

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Mass

Saturday, October 21, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Pius X Catholic Church

112 Fairview Dr, Selinsgrove, PA 17870

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Graveside Service

Sunday, October 22, 2023

2:30 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Saint Andrews Cemetery

Blossburg, PA 16912

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