Smethport - Jacqueline B. Olson Leet Stanley, 93, of Smethport, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday (September 21, 2021).
She was born December 28, 1927 in Williamsville, NY, a daughter of Carl A. and Vallie Mae (Cooper) Olson. On September 7, 1946, she married Edward S. Leet, who passed away in 1995. She then married Harry Stanley on November 16, 1996, who survives.
Jacqueline was a graduate of Smethport High School. She worked in several places over the years, but ultimately worked as head cashier for Costa’s Supermarket in Smethport, retiring in 1989.
Jacqueline was a member of the East Smethport United Christian Church, was an avid gardener, an excellent quilter and cook. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
In addition to her husband, Harry Stanley, she is survived by:
Two daughters: Joanne Leet (Neil) Cook of Kane and Connie Leet (Wayne) Shimko of Lakeland, FL
One son: Leslie E. (Joni) Leet of Smethport
Eleven grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren
One nephew: Carl Olson of Eldred
In addition to Jacqueline’s parents and first husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Carl E. Leet, one great-granddaughter, Mia Jacqueline Linderman, and one brother, Peter Olson.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-6 PM at the East Smethport United Christian Church, where funeral services will begin at 6 PM with the Rev. Allen Young, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Farmers Valley.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the East Smethport United Christian Church, 18399 Rt. 6, East Smethport, PA 16730. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.