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Leona K. Elfreth

Obituary for Leona K. Elfreth

December 27, 1936 - November 19, 2021
| Age 84


Leona K. Elfreth, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. She was 84 years old. Leona was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Theodore Klaus and the late Marie (née Tuttle) Klaus. She was the wife to the late Harold Elfreth who predeceased her in 1997. Leona also had a close companion, Anthony DiNiglio, who predeceased her in April, 2021. Leona was a graduate of Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls. Leona worked as a professional assistant for Advanced Micro Devices in Horsham, PA. For the rest of her working career she was a childcare provider for several families. In her free time, Leona enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels in her yard and also vacationing in the Poconos with her family. She was very devoted to her family and enjoyed spending as much time as possible with them. Especially her grandchildren.

Leona is predeceased by her son, Michael R. Elfreth and is survived by four children: Paul J. Elfreth (Teri), Stephen H. Elfreth (Gretchen), Timothy J. Elfreth (Patti), Christine M. Horn (Harry), and her grandchildren: Melissa, Michelle, Harry, Matthew, Alex, Mark, and William. She is survived also by her brother Teddy Klaus, her sister Joan Morgan, and is predeceased by her sister Marie Geller.

Relatives and friends are invited to Leona's Life Celebration on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. followed by her memorial service starting at 11:00 a.m. at the Craft-Givnish Life Celebration Home, 1801 Old York Rd. Abington, PA 19001. Final committal will be private and at a later date. Contributions in memory of Leona may be made to the ASPCA at

Family services are entrusted under the care of the Craft-Givnish Life Celebration Home, 215-659-2000.


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