COXSACKIE – Leah J. Distin, 83, passed away peacefully Sunday,
August 14, 2016. She was born in Richmondville, NY and had lived in
Ravena, Hannacroix and Coxsackie. Leah was the daughter of the late
Ray and Ruth Brooker.
Survivors include her children, Joseph Distin of Schenectady, Linda
(Alfred) Olsen of Schenectady and Diane (William) Steele of
Coxsackie; sisters, Beatrice Hadsell of AZ and Mary Mallory of
Jewett; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Leah was
predeceased by her husband Floyd C. Distin, Jr., son James Distin
and sisters Virginia Ryder and Eleanor Bartholomew.
services will be held 10 AM Wednesday, August 17th at the Babcock
Funeral Home, Ravena. Interment will follow in Chestnut Lawn
Cemetery, New Baltimore. Friends may call at the funeral home on
Tuesday from 4 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers the family would like
you to consider contributions in memory of Leah to the Grace United
Methodist Church, 16 Hillcrest Drive, Ravena, NY 12143.