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Leona RozancLeona Catherine Rozanc (nee Zgoda), 98 years of age, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at Life Care Center of Elyria under the care of Mercy New Life Hospice. She was born April 29, 1918 to Thomas and Julia Zgoda and lived in Elyria most of her life.

Leona attended Elyria High School and volunteered at the Red Cross during WW II. On Sweetest Day 1945, the love of her life, John J. (Jeff) Rozanc proposed, and they were married on December 1, 1945 at Holy Cross Church in Elyria. After his death, she attended and graduated from the Practical Nursing School of Elyria. As a board certified LPN, she worked at the former EMH retiring in 1983. She was a member of St. Agnes Church and the Altar and Rosary Society.

Leona enjoyed reading, keeping up with current events, doing projects around the house, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Craig of Elyria; granddaughter, Laurel (Joseph) DeFranco; and great grand daughters, Maria and Gianna of Twinsburg; a sister, Mary Ann (Robert) Laborie of Elyria and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Rozanc in 1955; her sister Antoinette Kasper, a brother, Chester Zgoda; and her parents, Thomas and Julia (nee Jurkiewicz) Zgoda.

Friends will be received in the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria, Ohio on Monday, March 27, 2017 from 9:00 am until closing prayers at 10:00 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am at St. Agnes Church, 611 Lake Ave, Elyria, Ohio. The Rev. Albert Viegas will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Leona's name may be made to St. Agnes Church.

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Cathy Denman George
sent Sunday, 26 March 2017 19:03
Sincere sympathies to Gene and the Zgoda family on your loss. You will be in my prayers and thoughts.
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