NILES - Martha M. Hassay, 89, formerly of Warren, passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the Manor in Niles.
Martha was born Jan. 20, 1924, in Youngstown, the daughter of Peter and Anna Leeson.
She came to Warren in 2002 from Campbell.
Martha was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church in Warren and previously belonged to St. Elizabeth Church in Campbell, where she was a member of the church Infant of Prague Guild for many years. She also did a lot of baking, cooking and fundraising for the church and was one of the cornerstones of the church.
She is survived by her three daughters, Jeannette (Harry) Menz of Howland, Donna (Dan) Fisher of Austintown and Carol (Tom Mooney) Durkin of Tucson, Ariz.; daughter-in-law, Darlene Hassay; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stephen J. Hassay, whom she married Nov. 1, 1945, and who passed away Feb. 12, 1997; son, Jerome "Jerry" Hassay; two brothers, Peter Jr. and Steven "Pudgy" Leeson; and three sisters, Julie Ostanowski, Mary Polkovitch and Anne Vellky.
Family and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Blessed Sacrament Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Blessed Sacrament Church with the Rev. Thomas Eisweirth officiating.
Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery in Campbell.
The family wants to thank the staff at the Manor at Autumn Hills for their exemplary and loving care. The staff were true angels to Martha.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel, Warren.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to the Hassay family.