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Leonard Abel Lefebure Veteran
November 13, 2021



Leonard Abel Lefebure, 83, of Cherry Tree, PA went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, PA.

The son of Joseph D. and Bernice (Lydic) Lefebure, he was born on June 2, 1938 in Spangler, PA. He was raised by his grandparents Joseph and Adolphine (Plumpque) Lefebure.

Leonard proudly served with the U.S. Air Force during peacetime earning the Rank of Airman 2nd Class. He loved his country and was very proud to be a military man. Leonard served under three U. S. Presidents, which included serving as Honor Guard under President Eisenhower.

On November 25, 2006, he married Kathleen “Kay” (King) Lefebure and they have shared over fourteen years of marriage together.

Leonard was a member of the Pine Flats Church of God where he enjoyed singing and playing his harmonica. He played an instrumental part in starting the special annual patriotic Memorial Day displays and services at the church to honor veterans and service personnel. His passion was to make this veteran service and display more extensive every year and his display was exhibited in the church from Memorial Day through the 4th of July. Leonard was honored by the American Legion for creating his special Memorial Day service and display.

Leonard’s work career encompassed employment as a machinist for Compression Specialists for seventeen year and driving truck for eighteen years.

A man who loved riding his motorcycle, he was also a member of a Harley Owners Group. Leonard possessed a great fondness for animals and particularly for dogs. He was an avid bird watcher.

Leonard is survived by his wife, Kathleen "Kay" Lefebure of Cherry Tree, PA; his two children: Teri Lee of Ponca City OK; Bruce Wayne Lefebure of Winfield, KS; his step-children: Ronald Lefebure of Vero Beach, FL and Lillian Bash and husband Pastor Timothy Bash of Cherry Tree, PA; his grandchildren; step-grandchildren; great grandchildren and step great grandchildren; his sister: Jeannette King and husband Thomas of Cherry Tree, PA and his numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Ronald and Raymond Lefebure; his step-daughter: Bernice Lefebure and his step-daughters-in-law: Phyllis Lefebure and Patricia Lefebure.

A memorial service and military honors are being planned for a future date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Flats Church of God c/o: 338 King Road, Cherry Tree, PA 15724.

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