Dorothy “Dot” E. Leshen

Dorthy E Leshen097Dorothy E. Leshen (“Dot”) of Brookville, PA died December 9, 2014. She was born November 28, 1934 in Morton Plan, West Mifflin, PA.

She was the daughter of the late John W. Linn Sr. and Lucille E. (Grove) Linn.

She was a wonderful mother and friend. She enjoyed spending time with family, playing scrabble, watching game shows, going to yard sales and listening and singing to music.

Dot is survived by her siblings: Richard Linn, Charles Linn and Patricia Burns.

She is also survived by her children; Carole (Tom) Rector, Jean (Richard) Laemmle, Edward (Donna) Koza, Jan Boyd, Harry Leshen II and Kim Schlanger; nine grandchildren; Tammi (Scott) Barrick, Renae Moreno, Jesse Miller, Joe Miller, Jacob (Pam) Miller, Chris (Samantha) Boyd, Steven Boyd, John (Sara) Schlanger, Carolyn Schlanger and great-grand children; Samantha, J.T., Anastasia, Tayler, David II, Grace, Tori, William, Rose, Jacob Jr., Brayden, Mason and a host of nieces and nephews, family and friends.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brothers James and John, spouses; Edward J.Koza and Harry Leshen, grandson Jay Crist and great grand-daughter Cassady Barrick.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to RBC Ministries at: PO Box 222, Grand Rapids, MI 49501, their website at, or your favorite charity.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Furlong Funeral Home at the corner of Broad St. and 1st Ave., Summerville, PA. For more information visit

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