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Joyce Mae Rion-Leitner

March 4, 1934 October 21, 2017
Joyce Mae Rion-Leitner
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Joyce M. Rion-Leitner
March 4, 1934-October 21, 2017
Bloomingburg, NY

Joyce M. Leitner, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died on Saturday, October 21, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was 83.

The daughter of the late John and Hazel Abrams Rion, she was born on March 4, 1934 in Rockland County.

She was hard working and dedicated to her family. Even during her illness, she still loved having all of her family involved in her life. She will be sorely missed.

Besides her devoted lifelong friend and caregiver, Walter Gust, she is survived by her loving daughters, Dawn Leitner and her partner Larry Berke of Otisville; Karen and her husband Joe Gaynor of Bloomingburg and Jennifer Leitner of Middletown, as well as her cherished grandchildren, Teresa, Karen, Anthony, Joseph, Jessica, Glen and many great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will take place on Friday, October 27th at 11 am at the family plot in Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery in Bloomingburg, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joyce’s name may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Arrangements are under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc.

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Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties

800 Stony Brook Court
Newburgh, NY 12550

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