Leroy W. Lashua

Born: Mon., Aug. 19, 1940
Died: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018


Graveside Committal with Military Honors

12:00 PM Sat., Jun. 08, 2019
Location: Harrisville Community Cemetery


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ROCHESTER, NY/HARRISVILLE, NY ~ Leroy W. Lashua, 78, of Rochester, formerly of Star Lake, NY, died November 22, 2018 in Hildebrandt Hospice House in Rochester.   

Born August 19, 1940 in Edwards, NY, a son of Bernist “Walt” and Beaulah (Sawyer) Lashua, he was graduated from Clifton-Fine School in Star Lake. 

A veteran, Leroy entered the US Army on August 26, 1959 and served overseas with Company A, 3rd Qtr Masters Control group until being honorably discharged as a Private 1st class on August 25, 1961.

He married Marian M. Collins on July 21, 1963 in Elkton, Maryland. Mrs. Lashua died May 11, 2016.

Leroy was a tool and die maker for most of his life, having worked for General Motors and Valeo Electrical Systems in Rochester where he had resided for the past 55 years.

Throughout his life he enjoyed woodworking, gardening, hunting, and especially family get-togethers.

He was a member of American Legion Post 468, in Greece, NY, and was a longtime member of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE.).

Surviving are four children, Vicki Duval and Mark and his wife, Debbie Duval, all of Rochester, NY, Vincent Duval, of California, and Laurie Holmes, of West Bloomfield, NY; seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Ronald and Betty Lashua, and Ricky Lashua, all of Star Lake, and Harl Lashua, of Cranberry Lake, NY, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his loving wife, Marian, of 52 years, he was predeceased by two brothers, Wendel and Joe Lashua, and a sister, Belva Riley.

A Graveside Memorial and Committal Service with military honors will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 12 Noon in the Harrisville Community Cemetery, Rt. 3, Harrisville, NY.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are with Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville.

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