The Obit For Don LeJohn

Donald E. LeJohn

California, Pa.

Valley Independent 2/26/2005

Donald E. "Ducky" LeJohn, 70, of California, Pa., died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005. He was born May 13, 1934, in Daisytown, the son of the late George and Theresa Maruschak LeJohn. Ducky was admired and respected by all who knew him.

He was a member of the Monongahela Valley F&AM Lodge 461, American Legion JFK Post 377 of California, and the Association of Professional Ball Players of America. Mr. LeJohn was an avid sportsman and loved hunting and fishing.

He spent his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers as a player, manager, and finally as a scout. The pinnacle of his career was playing in the 1965 World Series. Ducky and his wife Irene had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 15, 2005.

In addition to his wife, Irene Huber LeJohn, left to cherish his memory are their children, Donnie E. LeJohn Jr. and wife Theresa of Lexington, S.C.; Leslie Scott and Angie LeJohn of Daisytown, and Jody A. LeJohn of West Brownsville; nine grandchildren, Matthew, Lauren, Jamie, Renah, Scott Michael, Allie and Julia LeJohn, and Sydney and Morgan Lifchez: a nephew, Todd Edwards, and numerous other nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received in the MARISCOTTI FUNERAL HOME INC., Anthony N. Mariscotti, Supervisor, 323 Fourth St., California, Pa., on Monday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., at which time services will be held in the funeral home with the Rev. Jana Quisenberry officiating.