August 6, 1940 - May 26, 2021
Leona Bartley, age 80, a lifelong resident of Croswell passed away Wednesday May 26, 2021 after a long battle with lung cancer. She was born on August 6, 1940 in Roseville, Michigan to the late Marion and Gordon Macklem. Leona married George Bartley on September 26, 1959. Leona was an active member of the Croswell American Legion Auxiliary and spent many years active in the Croswell-Lexington PTO and volunteering at the elementary schools. She briefly worked for her brother at his State Farm Insurance office in Croswell. Leona loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling, she and George visited every state except Hawaii. Leona loved talking with friends and always looked forward to bingo on Thursday nights at the American Legion. Leona is survived by her husband of 61 years George Bartley; her brothers Gary (Patricia) Macklem of Croswell, MI and Gordon (Gwen) Macklem of Wadena, MN; her sister Irene Johnson of Columbia, MD; her sister-in-law Patricia Daily of Grand Blanc; her bother-in-law Robert (Gloria) Bartley of Dearborn Heights; her sons, George Bartley of Melvindale, MI; Jon (Maureen) Bartley, of North Syracuse, NY; David (Emily) Bartley of Manchester, MI; and son-in-law John Delahaye of Carsonville, MI; her grandchildren and great grandchildren: Randy (Janine) Bartley and their children Elizabeth, Benjamin, and Emmalynn of Lexington, KY. Lauren (Ryan) Woods and their children Ava, Liam, Lilah, Amelia, and Ezra of Fulton, NY; Alissa Bartley of Baldwinsville, NY; Janelle Delahaye and her daughter Cora of Carsonville, MI; Alec Delahaye of Bay City, MI; Sean Bartley of North Syracuse, NY; and Katherine Bartley of Manchester, MI along with loving in-laws, numerous nieces and nephews and many, many friends and extended family members. Leona was preceded in death by her parents, son Tim Bartley, daughter Mary Delahaye, and sister Yvonne McArthur. Cremation arrangements are by Pomeroy Funeral Home, Croswell. At Leona’s request no visitation or public services will be held. Leona will be buried in Croswell Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Croswell American Legion Auxiliary, 97 W. Harrington Rd, Croswell, MI 48422.
Leona Bartley, age 80, a lifelong resident of Croswell passed away Wednesday May 26, 2021 after a long battle with lung cancer. She was born on August 6, 1940 in Roseville, Michigan to the late Marion and Gordon Macklem. Leona married George... View Obituary & Service Information
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