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Virginia C. Leland, 79 of Northampton, PA died on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at her residence. Born November 21, 1937 in Queens, NY, she was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Nara (Congavara) Mazzola. She was the wife of the late Bernard Leland whom she married in 1965. Virginia was last employed by the Whitehall School District in housekeeping until retiring in 1997. Prior to she worked at Agere, Inc. in housekeeping for five years. She was a member of Assumption B.V.M. Roman Catholic Church, Northampton. She enjoyed playing bingo, attending church picnics, and spending time with her family. Survivors: sons; Vincent B. Leland and wife Ruth of Palmerton, PA, Frank C. Leland and wife Julie of Northampton, PA and Bernard L. Leland and his wife Debra of Catasauqua, PA, brothers, Phillip Mazzola and wife Alice of Long Island, NY and Frank Mazzola of Queens, NY; 7 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Virginia was predeceased by a granddaughter, two brothers, and a sister. Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, Jan. 16th at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 22nd & Washington Ave. Northampton, PA. 18067. Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown, PA. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 PM on Sunday, January 15, 2017, and from 8:30 to 9:30 AM, Monday Jan. 16, 2017 both at Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Avenue, Northampton, PA. 18067. Contributions: May be made to Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital, 850 S. 5th St., Allentown, PA 18103 or c/o the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schislerfuneralhomes.com
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