Thomas James Leffel, 80, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 22nd after battling pancreatic cancer for only a few months. He joins his beloved wife of 56 years, Gloria J. Leffel, who passed away on October 22, 2013. Tom was a Director of Operations for Dairy Mart stores, and in retail for over 40 years. He enjoyed golfing, traveling, gardening, and most of all spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his daughter, Tami (Leffel) Bonnett; son-in-law Dave Bonnett; grandchildren Sam and Macy Bonnett, all who currently live in Wake Forest, NC, also his sister Ellen Fronek of Creston, Ohio and brother Ed Leffel of California. Other survivors include Mark DeCastro and Nancy DeCastro of Kent, OH and their son, Trevor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607. A memorial service is being planned for Sunday, June 29th at 2 pm at the First Christian Church of Stow in Stow, Ohio for both Tom and his wife Gloria who passed away just 4 months prior to him.