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Patricia "Patty" June Leffew

June 15, 1955 — October 30, 2020

Patricia "Patty"  June Leffew, 65, of Michigan City, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Patty was born in La Porte, IN, on June 15, 1955 to Lawrence and Evelyn (Stegall) Leffew.

Surviving Patty are her sisters, Jackie (Bob) Murnane of La Porte, Rhonda Leffew of La Porte, Karen (Don) Wood of New Mexico, and Joy (Wayne) Whitney of FL; life partner and fiancé, James Toth of Michigan City; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and infant brother, Larry Leffew.

Patty was a dietary aide and worked in house keeping  for many years at Porter Memorial.  She was very artistic, specifically enjoying painting and sewing.  Patty enjoyed walking, laying out in the sun, and classic rock.  She enjoyed the Christmas season.  It wasn't uncommon to find her watching the Hallmark Channel, Animal Planet or General Hospital.  She enjoyed shopping with her sisters and cousin, Marilyn, as well as traveling with her fiancé, James.  Patty had a deep love for her cats, Buffie and Smokey.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Visitation will be held at 3 - 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

Due to the recent Governor's Order, anyone attending the visitation and/or service is required to wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Jackie Murnane, 2900 Monroe St., La Porte, IN  46350

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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La Porte, IN 46350

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