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Emil Leja

d. December 26, 2019

Emil Leja


Emil Leja, Age 93, of  McKees Rocks died peacefully on Thursday, December 26, 2019. Emil was a veteran who served in World War II in The United States Navy.  Emil was the last of nine siblings. Survived by his loving wife Irene Leja, father of Emily Love, (William Love),Ken Leja (Chris Leja), Tim Leja ( Denise Leja), Jim Leja (Barbara Leja). Emil is survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was an avid Steeler fan.


Family will receive friends 2:00 - 8:00 PM FRIDAY at McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 334 Forest Grove Road, Kennedy Twp. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM SATURDAY in St. Malachy Church.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church

5718 Steubenville Pike, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

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