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Viola L. Legore

April 6, 1935 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 85)


Viola L. Legore, 85, of Bonneauville, PA, entered God’s eternal care, Friday, January 1, 2021 at UPMC Pinnacle – Hanover, with her loving family by her side.

 Born April 6, 1935 in Ortanna, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry W. and Ella M. (Trout) Albright.  Viola was the loving wife of the late John J. Legore, who died September 2, 2015 and with whom she shared 61 years of marriage.   

 Viola was a 1953 graduate of  Gettysburg Area High School.  She was a longtime seamstress and worked as a cashier in the Hanover Hospital Auxiliary’s Hospitality Shop for over twenty years.

 Viola was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Bonneauville, PA, and a member of the Catholic War Veterans Ladies Auxiliary.

 Viola enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.

 Viola is survived by her children, Lawrence J. Legore of Gettysburg, PA, Carlen L. Staub of Gettysburg, PA, Susan E. Abel of Ormond Beach, FL, Kenneth W. Legore and his wife Pamela of Gettysburg, PA, and Robert A. Legore and his wife Priscilla of Biglerville, PA; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.    

 A graveside service will be held 11 AM, Thursday, January 7, 2021 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA with Father Benny Jose as celebrant. 

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Viola’s memory may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 12 East Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 or to UPMC Pinnacle Hanover Hospital Auxiliary, 300 Highland Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331.

 The Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 66 East Hanover Street, Gettysburg (Bonneauville), PA has been entrusted by the family with the funeral arrangements.  Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com.


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Graveside Service
January 7, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church Cemetery (Gettysburg, PA)

Video is available for this event


St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church
10 East Hanover Street, Gettysburg PA 17325

UPMC PInnacle - Hanover Hospital Auxiliary
300 Highland Avenue, Hanover PA 17331

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