Lillian F. Leiby

November 29, 1925 — August 25, 2021

Lillian F. Leiby

Lillian F Leiby

Born November 29, 1925 in Cleveland, passed away peacefully on August 25th at the age of 95. Early in her life, Lillian chose to be a nurse. She attended the then Seventh Day Adventist Florida Sanitarium Hospital School of Nursing in Orlando where she obtained her BSN. After graduation she returned to Cleveland where she worked as a Nurse at City Hospital. Lillian loved working in surgery. There she met her future husband Dr. Grant A. Leiby, Jr. who was a Resident at the time. She eventually left nursing to raise three children. When the children were teenagers, Lillian transitioned to working at her husband’s private practice for many years. Lillian was an excellent cook, did a lot of entertaining, volunteering with Hospice and Red Bird Mission in Kentucky, and enjoyed antiquing with friends. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Dr. Grant A Leiby, Jr (2014). Lillian is survived by her children Grant III (Claudia), Dean (Maureen) and Michele Rokosky, granddaughters Jennifer and Caitlin, her brother John Alpert (Lois), in-laws Alan and Jayne Krohn and Joyce Leiby (Perkins); and many numerous nieces and nephews. Also preceded in death by parents John and Justina Alpert, in-laws John (Jake) and Jane, Willard and Thelma; John and Joanne Kubis, Sam and Joyce Burnett. Donations may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00am on Friday September 3 at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma. Service will be held at 11:00am. Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at 2:00pm Friday. 440-842-7800 www.buschcares.com

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Visitation

Friday, September 3, 2021

9:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home - Cleveland

4334 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH 44109

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Funeral Service

Friday, September 3, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home - Cleveland

4334 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH 44109

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Burial

Friday, September 3, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

10175 Rawiga Rd, Rittman, OH 44270

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