Leah P. Terensky, born June 22, 1921, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday June 20, 2020, two days before her
Leah was born in Fall River, Massachusetts to Alex and Alma (Fontaine) Mavrakis and lived most
of her life in Monessen and Charleroi.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harry Mucy, second husband, John
Terensky, a son Michael D. Mucy and his wife Marie, granddaughter Lisa Corleone, and a niece
Leah is survived by her daughter, Darla Madison and husband, Norman of Monessen; two
beloved sisters, Evangeline Niehaus of Belle Vernon, and Mary Jane Quinn of Monessen; five
grandchildren, Michael S. Mucy of Republic, Frank Campus and wife Marcy of Newell, Joey
Balluch of Belle Vernon, Lora Sadler and husband Keith of Perryopolis, David Balluch and
Paula of West Newton; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Leah also had what she called her second family, Doreen and Gary Smith of Monessen
and their daughter Abigail, whom Leah "Shucka" loved dearly.
Leah lived in the Char House Apartments in Charleroi for over thirty-three years and wanted to thank
the maintenance staff, Larry Cowell and other friends for making those years pleasant.
Also Leah wanted to thank the staff from Diversified Human Services and her caregivers,
Annette Fedor and June Molek, for over ten (10) years of heartfelt service.
There will be a private graveside service.
Memorial contributions can be made to Vision Services of Washington-Greene, 566 E. Maiden St. Washington, PA 15301.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Ave. Monessen, PA 15062. Condolences accepted for the family at www.dalfonso-billick.com.
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