Winifred (Winnie) A. (Regallis) Leonhard, was born April 27,1929 to Joseph and Ethel Regallis, and at age 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Winnie was a lifetime resident of the Akron area and was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School. Winnie was a devoted wife and mother to 9 children. She was the heart of the family. She led her family in prayer and faithfulness with an unwavering devotion to our Blessed Virgin Mary. She knew no stranger and was a friend to all.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Jack P.; daughter, Kathleen M.; son, James E.; brother, Joseph D, and brother-in-law, Daniel C., great-grandson, Jackson A., and numerous brother and sister-in laws. She is survived by her sister, Peg Minor; sister-in-law, Carole; daughter, Ann Marie (Joe) Takacs; son, Phil (Sandy); daughter-in-law, Debbie; daughter, Rosemarie (Dave) Schaeufele; son, John (Cindy); son, Paul (Linda); son, Tom (Holly); and daughter, Beth (John) Waller; grandchildren, Margo (Mike), Kristin (Josh), Joe (Ben), Joe (Angie), Dan (Heidi), Sarah (Nick), Nancy (DJ), Ashley (Scott), Jack, Isabel, Michael, Brian (HyunJeong), Samantha (Mike), Andrew, Natalie (Chris), Lexi (John), Boomer (Lexi), Hope (Jared), Katie (Josh), Nathan, Sammy and Jacob, and 21 great- grandchildren…for now!
The family would like to thank the staff at The Apostolic Christian Home that lovingly cared for Winnie especially during the Covid pandemic, becoming her extended family.
Calling hours 5-7p.m. Sunday at Ciriello and Carr Funeral Home, 39 S. Miller Rd. In Fairlawn.
Mass of Christian Burial 10a.m. Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, where friends may call 9:15 until Mass time. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Apostolic Christian Home,10680 Steiner Rd. Rittman, Oh 44270 or Prince of Peace Parish, 1263 Shannon Ave, Barberton, 44203.