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Leo Ziegler

February 2, 2023


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Leo “Butch” Ziegler

February 2, 2023


Leo “Butch” Ziegler, 71, of Plymouth passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at his home.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Leo and Helen Anderscavage Ziegler.  Leo was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School. He went to work at Techneglas when he was 18. He worked there until its closing when he was 54. While he was employed there, he went back to school and became a mechanic. Leo served several terms as the Vice-President of the Union.

He was a devoted member of St. Anthony/ St. George Maronite Catholic Church, where he was a member of the church council, serving as the President for several years. Leo also served on the bazaar committee and was the head usher. He was a member of Knights of Lebanon.

Leo enjoyed fishing and hunting, but never caught anything. He just enjoyed the outdoors.

He resided in Plymouth for the past five years. Before moving, he lived in Wilkes-Barre, where he was a member of the City Crime Watch.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Ziegler.

Leo is survived by his wife of 43 years Lynn Saba; sons, David; Leo, and his wife, Allison; grandchildren, Foster and Paul. He is also survived by his devoted sister, Donna Ushinski, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. As well, some wonderful friends

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Kerrigan and his staff for many years of wonderful care, Dr. D’Andrea and his staff for the exceptional care, The Nockley Family Pharmacy for being there to help in any way they could, Allied Home Health’s nurses and therapists and Allied Hospice for their loving tender end-of-life care.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with Divine Liturgy to follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony/St. George Maronite Catholic Church, 311 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.  Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.


A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4-7p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. A vigil prayer service will be held at 6:30 pm. His Pastor, Father Adib Salameh, will officiate.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Leo’s memory to St. Anthony/St. George Church, c/o 323 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18702.

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