Catherine G. Maciey Leounes, 61, of Chadds Ford, died Saturday, July 13, at her residence. She was the wife of Anthony Leounes Jr., with whom she shared 43 years of marriage.
Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of Angela DeLuca Maciey of Wilmington, and the late Joseph T. Maciey.
She was a loving mother and outstanding homemaker. Cathy's giving heart was evident in all that she did and all the lives she touched. She was always generous and enthusiastic, and made even the smallest things special with her thoughtfulness and talents. She had a passion for entertaining, decorating, shopping and celebrating every occasion to its fullest. She loved being with her family, friends and most especially, her beautiful granddaughter. Her motto in life was that the "highest duty of the soul was to be of good cheer."
She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Wilmington, where she served on the Altar Guild.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by two daughters, Sonia Leounes of Philadelphia, Nicole Leounes-Heslep and her husband Robert of Kennett Square; one son, Anthony P. Leounes, III ("T") of Chadds Ford; one granddaughter, Sophia Heslep; one sister, Donna Maciey Thomson of Wilmington, and three brothers, Joseph T. Maciey, Jr. of Wilmington, Anthony J. Maciey of San Ramon, Calif. and Michael F. Maciey of Malvern.
You are invited to visit with Catherine’s family and friends from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 19, , at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street in Kennett Square (Phone: 610-444-4116). Her Funeral service will follow at noon. Burial will private.
In memory of Catherine, a contribution may be made to the American Heart Association in honor of her Godson, www.heart.org/phillywalk and find team Andrew Maciey.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com