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Leoma V. Downey


Leoma V. Downey, 87, of Medina, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018. She was born on June 1, 1930 in Fayette County, West Virginia to the late George and Eva (Darlington) Foster.

Leoma was a loving mother who stayed at home raising her four boys. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and was also a cat lover. She will be dearly missed.

Leoma is survived by her sons, George B. Downey, Jr., James W. (Sandra) Downey, Rick L. Downey (Dawn Hubbard) and David M. (Lyn) Downey; grandchildren, Ian and Erin Downey, Shannon Downey and Katelyn (Adam) Smith, Joseph and Ricky (Andrea) Downey, Jr., Carri (Chris) McBurney, Olivia, Kevin and Carolyn Downey; great-grandchildren, Melody, Kaylee and Zoey Downey, J.T. Blake-Downey, Molly and Curtis McBurney and Theodore Downey; brother, Darrell (Betty) Foster and former daughter-in-law, Mary Beth Hughes.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, George B. Downey, Sr.; sister, Louise Kress and brother, Edward Foster.

Services will be held Monday, January 29, 2018 at 12 Noon at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Burial will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 2 to 4 P.M. at the funeral home.

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