Shirley Leggon
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Obituary of Shirley Ann Leggon

Shirley Ann Kafchinski Leggon, 66, of Pittston and formerly of Taylor, entered eternal rest on Thursday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  Her beloved husband, William Leggon Jr. died February 2, 2010. They were joined in marriage on January 21, 1990 in St. George’s Orthodox Church, Taylor and together, they started a new beginning.

 

Born in Scranton on June 24, 1952, she was the only child of Anthony F. and Louise M. Cigna Kafchhinski.  Shirley was a 1971 graduate of Central High School and furthered her education at Penn State in accounting and computer science.  For over 25 years, she was assistant supervisor in the business office at Lackawanna Health Care. Sturges.   She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Paul of the Cross Parish.  Shirley enjoyed traveling, especially to Bradenton, Florida in the winter months, and while there, she was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Post 3174, the American Legion, Post 24 and the Women of the Moose Lodge, Chapter 1072.  She and her late husband, enjoyed dancing and they were members of the VFW, Post 4909, Dupont.

 

Surviving is a son, Ronald A. Malinchak, Carbondale; two grandchildren, Ronald Jacob and Adria Gabriell, who brought her much joy and comfort; and an aunt, Josephine Cigna,

 

In addition to her beloved husband, she was preceded in death by her beloved, Regis.

 

Family and friends are invited to attend Shirley’s funeral, which will begin on Tuesday, June 18 at 9:15 am from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St. Taylor, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10  AM  in Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary Church, 1217 Prospect Ave. Scranton, to be celebrated by the Rev. Scott Sterowski.  Friends may call Monday 5 to 7.