Leona Barkley-Cope

Visitation at Funeral Home

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, March 8, 2019
Galone-Caruso Funeral Home, Inc.
204 Eagle St.
Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Friday, March 8, 2019
Galone-Caruso Funeral Home
204 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Leona L. Barkley-Cope

 Leona L. Barkley-Cope, age 81 of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday (3/2/2019) in the Southpointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Greenville, SC.


Mrs. Barkley-Cope was born June 12, 1937 in Herminie, PA, the daughter of the late Paul and  Elizabeth Beddick Highberger. She was a member of the Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren for over 50 years, and also taught Sunday School for many years. Leona retired from the Westmoreland County Office of the Aging after 25 years of service. She was a lifelong member of the Slovenian National Society (SNPJ).


Leona is survived by her daughter: Wanda L. Domblesky and her husband Bernard  of Greenville, SC , by her son, Robert P. Cope and his wife, Connie of Mt Pleasant, PA , her grandchildren; Michelle Milburn and her husband Jon of TN, Kristen Wintenberg and her husband Robert of Greenville, SC, Ellen Jackson and her husband Joshua of Gansevoort, NY and  Natalie Cope and her fiance  Corey Smith of Lancaster, PA,  and by her seven great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother and sister; Paul H. Highberger and his wife Thelma of Greensburg, PA and Elizabeth Ward & her husband Andrew of The Villages, FL and by her one nephew & four nieces. In addition to her parents, Leona was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert H. Cope, her son, Ronald W. Cope, and by her second husband, Ira Barkley.


Family and friends will be received Friday from 11 am to 1 PM at the Galone-Caruso Funeral Home, 204 Eagle St., Mt. Pleasant, PA.   Funeral services for Leona will immediately follow at 1:00 PM, with the Rev. Lee Smith officiating.


Interment will be in the Middle Presbyterian Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Township. To offer an online condolence, please visit our website at: www.galone-carusofuneralhome.com

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