Karen Jeannette Leach – Oswego County Today
HANNIBAL, NY – Karen Jeannette Leach, 76, returned home to glory on Monday, September 27, 2021 surrounded by her family.
Ms. Leach was originally from Hannibal, New York and is the daughter of the late W. Robert and Bessie (Marshall) Matson and is a graduate of Hannibal High School. She worked at the Citizen Newspaper for over 25 years until she moved to Virginia and last worked in Morningside before retiring.
Karen was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed traveling, having tea, camping in Fair Haven, flying kites and playing cards. She enjoyed volunteering at Mary Immaculate Hospital, as well as St. Francis Nursing Home.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Donald Glenn Leach Sr., her brother, William R. Matson, Jr. and her sister-in-law, Carolyn M. Dennis.
Karen is survived by her daughters: Mary Beth Hart, Susan (Joey) Agee and Sharon (Kevin) Raha, and one son, Donald (Leisha) Glenn Leach, Jr .; 8 grandchildren: Brian (Lacy) Hart, Steven Hart, Sarah Hart, Cuyler Leach, Eric (Cassie) Leach, Elizabeth (John) Sepanski, Andrew Raha and Allison Raha; 5 great-grandchildren: Haisley, Vincent, Grayson, Kalynn and Skyler. Sisters: Judie Lyons and Diane Muldoon; sister-in-law, Brenda Matson and brother-in-law, Edward Dennis, along with other family and friends.
The family will receive the friends on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021, at the funeral home. Interment will take place after the service at Oswego Rural Cemetery, 242 Cemetery Road, Oswego.