Katherine M. Leskow
02/24/1922 - 11/14/2016

Katherine M. Leskow, 94, of Whippany, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 14, 2016. A longtime Whippany resident, Kate also lived in Morris Plains for several years before fulfilling her wish of returning to Whippany. She was a member of the Hanover Twp. Senior Citizens, and volunteered at Dial-A-Ride. She enjoyed making Tamari ornaments, bowling, needlework, and teaching her son in law the art of making Pysanky. She also enjoyed playing cards, dominoes, puzzles and any game she was invited to play. Her greatest joy was being a grandmother and great grandmother. Predeceased by her husband William N. Leskow, Sr., son William N. Leskow, Jr., and siblings Anna Ossenkowsky, John A. Sawka, Harry Sawka, Helen Owens and Nancy Sebring. She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Chris Leighton and her husband David, Sunny Amabile and her husband Dick, Patty Detjen and her husband Charlie, and Janie Jones and her husband Rich; daughter in law Gail Evans Leskow; grandchildren Brian Amabile and wife Jill, Denise Berthiaume and husband Kyle, Rob Detjen, Debbie Volkert and husband Will, Cheryl Oliver and husband Landon, Michael Amabile, Carolyn Wambach and husband Denny; 11 great grandchildren, brothers Anthony Sawka, Jr., and his wife Herlean, and Andrew Sawka; brother in law Mickey Owens; and numerous granddogs. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 10am at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 60 N. Jefferson Rd., Whippany. Cremation will be private. There will be a visitation on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Bradley Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd., Whippany. To send condolences to the family, visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com . Contributions in memory of Kate may be made to the VNA Hospice, 175 South St. Morristown, NJ 07960 or St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church.