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February 25, 2014

Leone R. Ginty

NEWFANE —

Leone R. Ginty of Newfane, wife of the late Norman F. Ginty, entered into rest on Sunday, February 23, 2014 in Buffalo General Hospital. She was born in Barker, NY on September 26, 1924 to Walter Gotts and Harriet (Blow) Gotts.
Leone worked in the printing department of the Niagara County Courthouse for 20 years. She was a veteran of World War II serving as a Staff Driver at the Pentagon in Washington D.C. Throughout her military career she drove many dignitaries including Generals Eisenhower and Stillwell. Leone drove in President Roosevelt's funeral procession and had tea with Eleanor Roosevelt. She was a member of St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church in Newfane and later became a parishioner at St. Charles Roman Catholic Church in Olcott. Leone was a longtime member of the UAW travel club.
She is survived by her children, Gail (Ronald) Monti of Grand Island and Kathy (Paul) Wick of Lockport; also grandchildren, Deanne (John) Giambra, Christina (William) Roth, Major Jonathan (Katrina) Monti, U.S. Army, Melinda (Jeffrey) Janofsky, Eric Wick and Scott (Alicia) Wick. Also survived by great-grandchildren, Jordyn and Jenna Giambra, Madison, Adrienne and Matthew Roth, Noah and Cameron Janofsky, Harper Leone Wick; and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Norman, Leone is predeceased by two brothers, Maurice and Mark Gotts; two sisters, Marie Strother and Dorothy Shepard.
Friends and family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM, February 27, 2014 at the St. Brendan On The Lake Parish, St. Charles Site, Main St., Olcott, NY. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery following the service.
Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send the family a condolence.

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