Rosemary Leonard Kirkland
Rosemary Leonard Kirkland, 80, formerly of Farrell, passed away Saturday (Nov. 30, 2019) in Quality Life Services, Mercer.
Rosemary was born July 27, 1939, in Farrell, a daughter of Frank and Rose (Gallo) Bonacci.
She was a 1957 graduate of Farrell High School and attended Akron State University where she received certification as a nursing assistant.
Early in her life she worked at the former Isaly's Dairy Store, Sharon. For many years she was employed at: the Windsor House at O'Brien Memorial, Masury; the former Scoccia's Assisted Living Home, Brookfield; and worked as a private duty nurses aid for Home Health Care.
A talented beautician, she owned and operated a beauty shop in her basement.
Rosemary was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Farrell. She enjoyed traveling, reading, embroidery and going dancing every weekend.
She is survived by: her biological daughter, Elizabeth Coyne, of Lafayette, Calif.
In addition to her parents, Rosemary was preceded in death by: her first husband, Stanley W. Leonard, whom she married in 1963; her second husband, Don W. Kirkland, whom she married in 1994; a son, Francis W. Leonard; and a brother, Frank "Sonny" Bonacci.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Rosemary Leonard, 80, formerly of Farrell.
Calling hours: Noon until the time of Mass Wednesday (12-4-19) in St. Rose Cemetery Chapel, 779 Dutch Lane, Hermitage. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Mass of Christian burial: 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel with Rev. Matthew Ruyechan, pastor of Our Lady of Fatima, as celebrant.
Interment: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
Published on December 2, 2019


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