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Betty Jean "Dolly" (Garcia) Lesneski

December 27, 1932 ~ May 23, 2019 (age 86)

Betty Jean “Dolly” Lesneski, 86, McDonald, died Thursday, May 23, 2019.

She was born December 27, 1932 in Sturgeon; a daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Petel) Garcia.

Mrs. Lesneski was a homemaker.

She had an artistic side and enjoyed painting and drawing. She also enjoyed baking, gardening and reading.

On August, 11, 1952, she married Frank Lesneski, who died January 29, 2015.

Surviving are a daughter, Lynn (Warren) Clark of McDonald; two sons, David (Jo-Ellyn) Lesneski of McDonald and Brian Lesneski of Cherry Valley; three sisters, Dolores Talmonti of Carnegie, Virginia Scopel of Florence and Clara (Regis) Curtis of Hickory; two brothers, Daniel Garcia of McDonald and Frank Garcia of Phoenix, AZ; 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Deceased are a son, Frank (surviving wife, Linda of Niagara Falls, NY) Lesneski; two daughters, Marion Lesneski and Helene Cooper; three sisters, Ellen Degenkolb, Rosemarie Metalik and Christine Reese; and a brother, John Garcia.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald, where a Blessing Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 with Rev. Harry Bielewicz, pastor of St. Alphonsus R.C. Church, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Noblestown. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at


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