Agnes M. (Prugar) Bazant

Born: Thu., Mar. 18, 1926
Died: Fri., May 21, 2021


Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 AM Sat., May 29, 2021
Location: St. Thomas


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Agnes M. Leofsky Bazant, 95, of Garland, Pa died peacefully, Friday, May 21, 2021 with her family at her side.

She was born March 18, 1926 in Corry, Pa, the daughter of Vincent and Mary Prugar. Agnes was a 1944 graduate of Corry High School. She enjoyed traveling around the world, from Kuala Lumpur to Czechoslovakia, Hawaii, Mexico, Alaska and places beyond.

She was a member of St. Luke's Alter Rosary Society. Agnes was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed gardening, canning and baking delicious blueberry and apple pies with fruit picked fresh from her bushes and trees.

Agnes talked often about how she loved her secretarial job at Raymond Manufacturing in Corry, PA this was her first secretarial job out of high school. She was definitely gifted at interacting with people and excelled in this position. She later made the decision to leave this job to marry and have a family. She then took a job that worked within the confines of raising a family, she became a sought-after server at Deer Head Inn. Here she was able to again utilize her people skills to help create many memorable moments for diners. Being of service to others brought her joy and comfort. She brought this gift to her children, always connecting and giving support however she could. She was an absolute blessing to all who knew her.

She is survived by her children, Richard (Kay) Leofsky, Carolyn (Thomas) Dwyer, Ronald (Deborah) Leofsky, Randall (Anne) Leofsky and Mary Ann (David) Robbins; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Agnes was preceded in death by her husbands, Henry Leofsky and Henry Bazant, a sister, Helen Soltys and her brothers, Walter, Joseph, Stanley, John and Edward Prugar and her beloved daughter-in-law, Lenore Leofsky.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 W. Washington St., Corry, Pa, 16407, with the Fr. Rev. D.G. Davis III, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Corry, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Warren County at www.hospiceofwarrencounty.org.

The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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