Mary Leona Lehman, age 80 of Canton, formerly of Middlefield, passed away on September 30, 2020 at Heather Hill Health Care Center. She was born on June 22, 1940 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Thomas and Ola Mae (Osborne) Williams. She married Dale R. Lehman, Sr Dec. 16, 1956. They were married 50 years before Dale Sr died in 2007.
Mary worked for Great Lakes Cheese 25 years. She loved playing cards, dice games, reading, collecting dolls and camping. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends.
Mary is survived by two sons, Paul and Richard Lehman Sr, two daughters, Lila (Gary) Mansell and Donna Lowe; her grandchildren, Douglas “DJ” Lehman Jr, Ariel Lehman, Kassandra Lehman, Lauren (Seth) Kemper, Dale Lehman III, Amber (Mike) Bichsel, Jason (Sheyl) Lehman, Josh Lehman Sr, Richard Lehman Jr, Tiffany Brazie, Theresa Haak, Victoria Murphy, Erica Tucci, Michael Mansell Tanner, Rebecca Mansell, Jesse Mansell, Robert Hineman, Teila Lehman, and Melinda Baker, and many great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Janice Bartlett and Sister-in-law Mary Lou Williams.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, two sons, Dale Jr in 2013, and Doug Sr in 2017, two sisters, infant Doris and Gee Gee Lehman, and five brothers, Ira, Dan, Norman, Barry, and Bob.
A Celebration of her life will be held on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 1:00 PM with calling hours the same day from 11:00 – 1:00 PM at Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 West High St., Middlefield, OH 44062. Burial will follow at Middlefield Cemetery.
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