Edith Leath

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Funeral services for Edith Leath, 94 year old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly Sunday, at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Friday, June 16th, at 10:00 a.m., from the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo, with Pastor Don Paulson officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Mrs. Leath’s memory may be made to the Big Horn Baptist Church, the Buffalo Senior Center or the American Legion, Post #13, in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com
Edith Mae Leath was born on December 2, 1922, in Ranchester, Wyoming, to Lee Roy and Anna (Oelschlager) Good. She grew up and went to school in Sheridan, and graduated from Sheridan High School with the class of 1941. She was married on February 22, 1942, in Billings, Montana, to Thomas “T.L.” Connolly. She was married on August 5, 1982, in Buffalo, to George Leath, and they made their home in Buffalo. Edith worked for the New York Store for many years. Mr. Leath passed away in May of 1992, and Edith continued living in Buffalo until her death.
Edith was a member of the Big Horn Baptist Church. She was an accomplished seamstress and loved to cook. She enjoyed making porcelain ceramic dolls and clothes for them. She was also an avid gardener and had gorgeous flower gardens. As an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary, she served as an officer and volunteered much of her time to the organization. Additionally, she made and mailed over 100 care packages to local soldiers serving abroad.
She is survived by one son, Tom Connolly of Phoenix, Arizona; two daughters, Eunice Caldwell of Pierre, South Dakota, and Dee Caldwell and her husband Brad of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one half-brother Jim Jackson of Wadena, Minnesota; one half-sister Romona Jacobs of Sheridan, Wyoming, eleven grandchildren and fifty-eight great and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, four brothers, and one sister.