Leona G. Wallace

Sept. 16, 1924 - March 5, 2018


Leona G. Wallace, 93, Foot of Ten, Duncansville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday morning.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Lloyd and Dorothy (Myers) Weierick. On April 12, 1952, she married Ralph E. Wallace, who preceded her in death on Oct. 5, 2012.

Surviving are a son, Donald (Rhonda) Wallace of Duncansville; four grandchildren: Jennifer (Joshua) Hesse of Nashville, Tenn., Jessica (Ethan) Nicolle of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Craig Wallace of Duncansville and Jonathan Wallace of Nashville, Tenn.; 13 great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Diana Wallace.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Lois Jean; a son, Ralph E. Jr.; and 10 siblings: Hazel Noel, Myrtle Bush, Goldie Franks, Verna Markel, Edward, George, Ernest and Ralph Weierick, and infants William and Dorothy.

Leona was a 1942 graduate of Altoona High School. She worked in the cafeteria for the Hollidaysburg Area School District, retiring in 1988.

She attended Foot of Ten Independent Bible Church, where she served in various ways. She accepted Jesus as her Savior as a young woman, and she dedicated her life to serving Him. Her highest ambition was to help her family, friends and church community in any way that she could. She was well known for her servant’s heart, precious smile and unrivaled baked goods.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Liebegott-Brown Funeral Home Inc., 1218 Fourth Ave., Duncansville. A memorial service will be held at

4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Foot of Ten Independent Bible Church, Pastor David Huston officiating. Interment will be held at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blair County Christian School, 1140 Foot of Ten Road, Duncansville, PA 16635.