DAVENPORT, FL – Dolores Clara Philipina Veiga Leon, 91, of Davenport, FL, handed absent peacefully with her beloved daughter and caretaker, Toni Ann Moody, by her facet on August 7, 2021. Dolores was born in Brownsville, PA on June 29, 1930 to Daniel F. and Adeline B. (LaRock) Veiga, each of whom preceded her in dying. She graduated from Mt. Mercy Academy and attended Barry University for Ladies in Miami, FL. She was a member of Zeta Tau Sorority. On November 7, 1948, she married her one particular and only true adore, John Joseph Leon, and remained married right up until his demise on August 10, 1991. In addition to Toni, they experienced two other beloved daughters, Adeline Rose Hyder and Joni Debra Russell.
Dolores and John raised their relatives in Columbus, Ohio and Atlanta, Georgia just before settling in Florida. She was a previous forged member and government with the Walt Disney Entire world Company, wherever she was awarded a selection of accolades, and acquired recognition for her company to the Organization. She was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church in Winter season Back garden, FL the place she dutifully served as a Eucharistic Minister, and donated her time serving to the parish. Her everyday living was enveloped by God, her family members, Disney, and a number of favorite past situations and hobbies.
In addition to her husband and mother and father, she was preceded in demise by her sisters Carmen Sontina Veiga Molchan Aiello and Rose Jean Emilia Veiga Villella. Survivors consist of her daughters, Adeline Rose Hyder (Jim) of Elizabethton, TN Joni Debra Russell of Canonsburg, PA and Toni Ann Moody (Steve) of the residence. She is also survived by her three adoring grandsons, Cameron Lawson Joseph Hyder (Andrew) of Nashville and Johnson Town, TN Robert John Russell of Washington, PA Thomas Paul Russell (Whitney) of McMurray, PA and two precious good-granddaughters, Ella Rose and Quinn Monroe Russell. Her endearing sister, Adeline “Tootsie” Veiga Jones Huffman Edwards (Pete) of McMurray, PA exclusive brothers-in-legislation, Carmen Villela of Bethesda, Maryland and Sam Leon (Linda) of Orlando, Florida and a unique sister-in-regulation RoseMarie Leon Hixenbaugh of Pittsburgh, PA, also endure her, with a variety of loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the household asks that donations be manufactured to St. Jude Children’s Investigation Healthcare facility, the Alzheimer’s Basis of The usa, and Heartspring University in Wichita, Kansas associated with the mother sorority Sigma Alpha, Zeta Tau chapter. The spouse and children also wishes for all of Dolores’ buddies and household to have a special second to encounter the magic of Disney inside their hearts in her honor.
There will be no official memorial company per Dolores’ needs even so, family will acquire privately to celebrate her lifetime this Autumn at Walt Disney Entire world, Orlando, Florida. And they will just about every go to a personal Catholic Mass in their neighborhood places.