Leo G. Angevine

Born: Sun., Mar. 3, 1940
Died: Wed., Feb. 11, 2015


Visitation

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 14, 2015
Location: Episcopal Church of the Ascension of Bradford, PA


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Feb. 14, 2015
Location: Episcopal Church of the Ascension of Bradford, PA


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RIXFORD, Pa. — Leo G. Angevine, 74, of Looker Mountain Trail, passed
away on Wednesday (Feb. 11, 2015) at his residence following a lengthy
illness.
Born March 3, 1940, in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of Wilbur and Iris
Brown Angevine. On March 3, 1962, in the Grace Baptist Church in
Tonawanda, N.Y., he married the former Adeline E. Jones, who survives.
He was a 1958 graduate of Otto High School in Duke Center and later
attended Houghton College and St. Bonaventure University.
Leo had resided on his farm in Prentisvale since 1975.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the U.S. Air
Force as an airman in Vietnam.
Leo had been employed by United Airlines as a pilot for 34 years,
retiring in 2000. He then attended the Diocesan School for Ministry and
was ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church in 2005. He then served
as priest in several local congregations.
He was a member of the Church of the Ascension of Bradford, the Airline
Pilots Association, the Bradford Airport Authority, the Experimental
Aircraft Association, a past chairman of the Otto Township Supervisors,
a detective for the McKean County district attorney, a member of the
McKean County Drug Task Force. Leo was an avid private pilot and farmer.

As a youth, he was very involved in evangelical ministry, playing the
trumpet and singing in a gospel quartet at tent meetings, and as an
adult, he became an accomplished classical guitarist.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth
(Scott) Montgomery of Columbia, S.C., and their children, Benjamin,
Nathaniel, Rachel (Ben) Wise, Luke, Abigail, Lydia and Caleb Montgomery,
daughter Jeanette (Jerry) Anderson of Bradford and their children,
Catherine (Joshua) Vos and Carolyn (Ben) Fausey and Amelia (Joshua)
Isaman, and daughter Paula Angevine of Mebane, N.C., and her children
Nicholas and Gregory Jeffers; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters,
Emily Wineriter of Greencastle, Danna Angevine of Boise, Idaho, and
Michele (Wes) Zapel of Rixford; and a sister-in-law, Margaret Angevine
of Warren.
Leo was preceded in death by two brothers, George Angevine and the Rev.
Jerry Angevine.
Friends may call today at the Church of the Ascension, 26 Chautauqua
Place, Bradford, from noon until 2 p.m., at which time the funeral
service will be held with the Right Rev. Sean Walter Rowe and the Rev.
Stacey Fussell as officiants. Burial will follow in the Rixford
Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Church of the
Ascension or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences
may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com.

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Jay Paul Kahle
   Posted Sat February 14, 2015
Dear Addie and Family, I can vaguely remember the day that Butch and I started 1st grade at the Rixford school. Bright eyed, a little bewildered, enamored with our teacher but ready to take on the world. Butch certainly did, as reading his list of accomplishment clearly states. And he did all that while tending dutifully to most important tasks, seeing to his family and always nurturing his love of Jesus. His and my faith were acquired in the Rixford church, where his Father and Mother worked diligently to be sure we knew our Bible stories. Those were "gentle" days for us, as we always had loving adults to help us. May God now give peace to you an you family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jay and Jacki Kahle

Suzanne English
   Posted Sat February 14, 2015
Please accept my sympathy on the loss of Leo; I am holding your family in prayer. I got to know Leo when we served together on the township board of supervisors (and he shanghaied me into replacing him as chair). He became a highly respected friend and mentor. I will miss him.

I had surgery Friday for a broken ankle so was unable to drive up, but I will cherish the memories of our chats during my visits home.

Blessings to you all,
Suzanne

Jean Morton
   Posted Mon February 16, 2015
So sorry to hear of Leo's passing. May God bless you always. Jean

William Griffith
   Posted Mon February 16, 2015
I am saddened to hear of Leo's death. He and I were roommates at Houghton College and he was a groomsman in our wedding in Syracuse, NY in 1962. I tried over the years to locate him and had one letter returned. I'm delighted to hear of his choosing to enter ministry. I just celebrated my 50th year of ordination as a pastor in the American Baptist Churches USA.
My prayers are with his wonderful family who I am certain will miss him greatly.
In Christian Love,
Bill (or as Leo knew me in college "Billyjac"

If you would email me your address I'd love to send you a copy of my latest book:
"Tears in a Bottle: Learning how to grieve well."
wmgriffith@aol.com
wmgriffithbooks.com

Althea
   Posted Mon February 16, 2015
Dear Angevine Family,
Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. In order to cope, you will be comforted by God's promises at John 11:38-44 & Acts 24:15.

Jim Jarrett
   Posted Tue February 17, 2015
Ade, Paula, Jeannie, and Betsy, so sorry to hear of Leo's passing.

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