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Lenard, Veronica Josephine (8/31/1920 - 2/7/2007)

By Chicago Sun-Times

Lenard, Veronica "Jo" age 86, beloved daughter of the late Walter and Lottie Leszczynski, dearest sister of the late Vincent "Dix" Lenard, Helen Bulfin, Sr., Aloysianna and Pauline Boland, fond aunt of many. Retired physical Ed. teacher Tilden H.S., Chicago, IL. Member of All American Girls Professional Baseball League. A ten year veteran, Jo played for the Peaches, Lassies, Redwings, Comets and the Blue Sox. A good hitter and one of the best defensive outfielders in the league, Jo was named to the All Star Team in 1947. Funeral Thursday, February 15th, 8:45 a.m. from the McKenzie Funeral Home, 15618 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Forest, to St. Christopher Church, Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection. Visitation Wednesday, 2 to 8 p.m. 708-687-2990.

Contributed by: Helen Nordquist
Submitted on: 03/03/2014
Copyright: Chicago Sun Times, 2/11/2007

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