Shirley A. Legeza, 70, of Wilmington passed away on Thursday at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Legeza was born September 9, 1946 in Potsville, PA the daughter of the late Wanda (Guida) and George Neidlinger. Shirley was the manager of the Delaware Cigarette and Tobacco store in New Castle for 14 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of St. John the Beloved Catholic Church, where she served as a Girl Scout Leader for many years.
In addition to her parents, Shirley was predeceased by her siblings, George W. and John Neidlinger, Deborah Baynes and Carol Morris. Shirley was a Mom, Mom-Mom and friend to all who knew her.
She will be dearly missed by her daughter, Christine W. Grimes and her son, George Legeza, IV and his wife Donna, all of Wilmington; her grandchildren, Joshua and Nicholas Hadley, Alysha, Ashley and Katie Julian and her great-grandchildren, Jeremy and Anthony Johnson and Jacob Lilly. Also surviving are her sisters, Bonnie Barry and her husband James of Feasterville, PA and Brenda Kukish and her husband George of Minersville, PA and her brothers, Randy Neidlinger of Minersville, PA and Dennis Neidlinger of Pottsville, PA.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road on Wednesday morning at 11:30_AM. Friends may call at the MEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 2509 Limestone Road on Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 11 AM. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Nicholas Ukranian Catholic Church, 800 Lea Blvd. Wilmington, DE 19802. www.mealeyfuneralhomes.com