Leontia Spisak, SCN

Posted by Spalding Hurst

October 28, 2013

Leontia Spisak, SCN, 99, born in Searights, Pa., and baptized in New Salem, Pa., died at St. Louise Convent, Pittsburgh on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Sister had been a woman religious for 82 years. 

Sister Leontia received a Bachelor of Education from Duquesne University and a Master of Education in Art from Notre Dame University. She served in elementary and secondary education in Ohio and Pennsylvania for 50 years. Later Sister served in the business office and hospitality at the Vincentian Motherhouse in Pittsburgh. For the past nine years Sister has served in the Apostolate of Prayer.

Survivors include a brother, John S. Spisak, a sister, Margaret Spisak, both of Slippery Rock, Pa., and her religious community.


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