Leslie E. AllshouseSeptember 18, 1932 ~ July 14, 2017 (age 84)
SEBRING – Leslie E. Allshouse, 84, passed away on Friday morning, July 14, 2017 following an extended illness.
Leslie was born on September 18, 1932 in Du Bois, Pennsylvania to James and Naomi (Sibley) Allshouse. He graduated from Red Bank Valley High School in New Bethlehem, PA in 1950, and then attended Business School at Youngstown College.
He bravely served in the US Army and was stationed in Korea just after the armistice was signed. After serving two years in the army, Leslie worked for the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company. He started as a bricklayer helper, went through the apprentice program, was promoted into supervision, and eventually became superintendent of the mason department, a position he held until the closing of the steel mill in the 1980s. He then took a position, until his retirement, as a consultant for Harbison-Walker Refractories, a brick manufacturing and refractories company based in Pennsylvania.
A member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Leslie was an active volunteer, a trustee, a member of the administrative council, and regularly attended the senior adult Sunday school classes. He also regularly volunteered to help with South Range Council of Church and Community food distribution program. Leslie was also a Scout Master in the 1970s for Troop 80 in North Lima.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Terry (Joseph) Kohut of Atwater, OH, his sons, Eric (Gloria “Gina”) of Canfield, Brian (Debbie) of Prescott, AZ, and Mark (Candace) Allshouse of Spotsylvania, PA; his nine grandchildren, Christopher Allshouse, Shayna Bell, Joseph, Jenna, and Justina Kohut, Andrew Allshouse, Kimberleigh Dyer, Jennifer Telling, and Christopher Sylvester; his brother, Richard (Faye) Allshouse of AZ.
Leslie was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife, the former Patricia Ann Hess, whom he married August 6, 1955 and who passed away February 24, 2000, and a brother, Ronald Allshouse.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 18 at 11 am at Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home, 11500 Market Street, North Lima, with Pastor Renae Megitt officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, on Monday evening, and again one hour prior to the service, all at the North Lima funeral home. Burial will take place at Green Haven Cemetery, where military honors will be rendered by the Ellsworth VFW.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church.
The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in North Lima, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.
Calvary United Methodist Church
12062 South Avenue, North Lima OH 44452