Leslie S. Canfield

NILES – Leslie Sewell Canfield, 78, of Niles and formerly of Farmdale, died at 4:16 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.

He was born on Dec. 12, 1935, in Montrose, W.Va., the son of Bernard and Beulah Bright Canfield.

Leslie retired from Grinnell Corp. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Survivors include his children, Barbara Smith of Girard, Robert Canfield of Norfolk, Va., Emma Richard of Front Royal, Va., Bernadine Canfield of Warren, Brenda Gray of Warren and John Canfield of Newton Falls; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ida Mae Swecker of Mechanicsville, Md.

Leslie was preceded in death by his wife, the former JoAnn Roy, one brother and one sister.

Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Shafer-Winans Chapel in Cortland. Family and friends may visit one hour prior to the service.

Military services will take place at the funeral home following the religious service.