Leota C. Briggs

CARLISLE – Leota C. Briggs, 75, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.

Born Aug. 2, 1937, in Perulack, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Maurice and Flora (Whitesel) Campbell.

Leota was a beautician, a retired bus driver for West Shore School District and a member of Seaside United Methodist Church, in North Carolina.

Surviving are: her husband of 56 years, Jay F. Briggs; three children, Leslie B. Cwalina and husband, David, of Mechanicsburg, Scott D. Briggs and wife, Helene, of Camp Hill, and Jennifer P. Briggs, of New Cumberland; three grandchildren, Colin Cwalina, of Mechanicsburg, and Noah and Samuel Briggs, of Camp Hill; two step grandchildren, Amy Otteni, of Arlington, Va., and Lori Cwalina, of Washington, D.C.; two stepgreat- granddaughters, Caroline and Helen Otteni; and two sisters, Gladys Harlan and Maxine Lawson, both of Honey Grove.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1480 Jerusalem Road, Mechanicsburg. Burial will be in East Waterford Cemetery, Juniata County, at the convenience of the family.

There will be a visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Home for Children, 5120 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.

To sign the online guestbook, visit www.malpezzifuneralhome.com.