September 8, 2021


Leona Marie Flannery, of Wilkes-Barre, died on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, surrounded by family.

Born in Sugar Notch, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Leona Cummings Durkin. She was a graduate of St. Leo's High School, Ashley and worked as a secretary for the Wilkes-Barre School District. Leona was a very active member of St. Andrew's Church, Wilkes-Barre; was past president and member of St. Patrick's Altar and Rosary Society and active with the local American Cancer Society and American Heart Association. She was a Democratic State Committee-woman for the 14th Ward, First District for many years and one of the highlights of her life was attending a Wine and Cheese Party with President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter. In her spare time she loved to travel, read and spend time with her family.

In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas A. Flannery, Jr.; sister: Frances Nialetz and brothers, Thomas and John Durkin.

She is survived by her children: Ann Warnke, Thomas and John Flannery; grandchildren: Kelley, Joseph, Sheri and Katie; great-grandchildren: Ashley, Ben, Braylen and Theodore and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 9:30 am from the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. 689 Hazle Ave. Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at St. Andrew's Church, 316 Parrish Street, Wilkes-Barre.  Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township.

Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation from 5 to 7 pm on Monday, September 13, 2021 and Tuesday morning, from 9:00 am until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Hospital, in her memory.


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September 13, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lehman Family Funeral Service Svc (Hazle Ave)

September 14, 2021

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Lehman Family Funeral Service Svc (Hazle Ave)

Mass of Christian Burial
September 14, 2021

10:00 AM
St Andrew's Parish
316 Parrish St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

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