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Leona I (McVehil) Dodd

July 19, 1939 ~ December 10, 2018 (age 79)

Leona I. Dodd, 79, of Houston, died Monday, December 10, 2018, in the Wexford House Nursing Center.

She was born July 19, 1939, in Washington, a daughter of the late William Lester and Maude Cole McVehil.

Mrs. Dodd enjoyed playing bingo, cooking and going to the casino.

She was a care taker and loved taking care of her husband and grandchildren.

On June 16, 1957, she married James W. Dodd, who died November 28, 2015.

Surviving are: two sons, James W. Dodd Jr. (Pamela) of Houston and Donald L. Dodd (Donna) of Chartiers Township; a daughter, Debra L. Erhart (Keith) of Wexford; six grandchildren, Justin, Melissa, Ryan and Kelsey Dodd, Brandae Quinones (Javier) and Camryn Erhart; two great grandchildren, Benjamin and Jameson Quinones; a sister, Bessie McElhaney (Charles) of Washington; a sister-in-law Ethel Wolfe (Charles) of McMurray; and several nieces and nephews.

A brother, William Lester McVehil Jr., is deceased.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Wednesday in McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 13, 2018, with Rev. Phil Lavery officiating.  Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.

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