Susan Louise Leon, 69, of Mingo Junction, died peacefully at home on August 14, 2020, surrounded by the love of her family.
Susan was born December 27, 1950, in Steubenville, Ohio, the daughter of the late William Saffle and Clara (Odoardi) Saffle. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, William Saffle.
She was a proud graduate of Mingo High School, Class of 1969. Sue was a homemaker and she was previously employed at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center and at Jefferson Behavioral Health. She was a member of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Weirton, WV.
Sue was kindhearted and giving to her family, friends, and to anyone in need. It made her happy to care for her family, and she took enormous pride in being Grammy to her ten grandchildren, who will miss her tremendously.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Alexander Leon, whom she married on January 8, 1994; her children, Peter (Kerry) Leon, Kyra (Peter) Taaffe, John (Marianne) Shaw, James Leon, and Stephanie (Eric) Crust; grandchildren, Anna, Bryanna, Blake, Sophia, Gina, Adelaide, Juliana, Aideen, Ruby and Emma; as well as her sisters, Sandra Saffle and Clara (Keith) Pierce.
Family and friends are invited to share in a celebration of life for Sue on Wednesday at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 101 Longview Ave., Mingo Junction, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., with V. Rev. John Kopcha, officiating. Interment will follow at St. Andrew Cemetery in Mingo Junction.
Masks are required and please observe social distancing.
Memorial contributions may be directed in Sue’s memory to All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 3528 West St, Weirton, WV 26062.
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