Sybel E. Degnan

Leetonia Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Oakdale Cemetery Chapel, Leetonia, for Sybel E. Degnan, 99, of North Manchester, IN, formerly of Leetonia, who died Dec. 12, 2013 at the Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.

The Reverend Kari Lankford of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Leetonia will officiate and burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery.

Mrs. Degnan was born July 14, 1914 in Canada, a daughter of Norman and Blanche Rexford Parker. She had resided in North Manchester the past 17 years coming from Leetonia. She had been employed as a school nurse at the Leetonia Village Schools for many years.

She had been a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the Thursday Reading Club, both of Leetonia. Her husband, James E. Degnan, whom she married Sept. 13, 1943, died January 14, 1995.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Leetonia. Funeral arrangements were made by the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia. Sign the register and send condolences at


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