The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

August 2, 2013

Reba M. Lesko

The Tribune-Democrat

SOUTH FORK — LESKO – Reba M., 89, South Fork, died Aug. 2, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 8, 1923, in South Fork, daughter of William A. and Grace (Pratt) Garland. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Anthony “Tony” Lesko, who died March 15, 1986; infant brother, Oliver; and brother, William F. Garland. Survived by children, Anthony Jr., married to Beverly Phillips, Waldorf, Md.; Gary, married to Roxann Poling, South Fork; and Sharon, wife of Barry Kestermont, Portage; grandchildren, Richard (Christine) Lesko, Gary (Medora) Lesko, Amy (Jerry) Kim, Brian (Renee) Lesko, Lori Stravers, Rebecca (Chris) Taylor and Mark (Amanda) Stravers; 12 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Helen Mellay, New Jersey. Reba was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, South Fork. Friends will be received from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Viewing also from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Wesley United Methodist Church by the Rev. Arlene Bobrowicz. Interment, South Fork Cemetery. The family wishes to acknowledge with special thanks, Forest Hills Personal Care Home, for their care and support. (

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