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Deanna Lynn Leone

By LaVern Falcone

LeRoy ~ Deanna Lynn Leone, age 74, of Linwood Road, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, December 21, 2022.


She was born July 29, 1948 in Dansville, NY, a daughter of the late Vincent and Mary Wood Christiano.

     Deanna’s greatest joy, was her family and her greatest job was raising her three daughters.  She loved spending time with her husband of 54 years, Nelson and her grandchildren.  She enjoyed baking Christmas cookies this time of year, gardening, swimming with her grandchildren and could always be found looking up “stuff” and enjoying pictures on her ipad.  She loved going for coffee with her friends and visiting with her Linwood Road neighbors.

Deanna also worked as a teacher’s aide at LeRoy Central School for many years.

     She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband, Nelson; her daughters, Tracey (Mike) Woodard, Kristine (Duane) Spencer and Marcie (Jayson) Drew; her five grandchildren, Michael Woodard Jr., Haylee (Glen) Schubert, Hannah Spencer, Hunter & Jayce Drew; sister, Jackie Moran; sisters-in-law, Margaret (Vincent) Leone and Betty Murray, along with many nieces, nephews and close friends.

     In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her in-laws, Samuel and Mary Leone, sister, Sandra Christiano and brother-in-law, Tom Moran.

     Family and friends may call on Wednesday, December 28 from 1 ~ 3 PM and 5 ~ 7 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., where her Funeral Service will be held at 7:00 PM.  Interment is private in St. Francis Cemetery.

     Contributions in memory of Deanna are suggested to the LeRoy Ambulance Service or the American Heart Association.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Deanna’s family at

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