Sister Leona Tucker, S.S.J.

Sister Leona Tucker, S.S.J. (formerly Sister Elizabeth Leona), died Dec. 2 at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown. She was 95.

Daughter of the late Martin and Mary Tucker, she was born in Pen Argyl, Pa. and attended Garfield Public Grade School and Pen Argyl High School. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in September 1941 and professed her final vows in August 1949.

Sister Leona ministered in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Allentown.

She is the sister of Faith Cascioli (the late Faust), and the late William, Velma, Ruth T. Brusi, George, Martin, Margaret, Bernard, Mary, Virginia and John Tucker.


She is also survived by members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.

The funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 7 at St. Joseph Villa.

Donations in Sister Leona’s memory may be made to St. Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19031.