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St Mary's Catholic Church
Friday February 18th, 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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St Mary's Catholic Church
Friday February 18th, 2022
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St Mary's Catholic Church
Saturday February 19th, 2022

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Jerome M Leahey

 Jerome M. Leahey, 86, of Union City, IN passed away on February 8, 2022 at his home surrounded by his children and wife. He was born in Union City, IN on May 6, 1935 to the late James and Mary Adine Leahey.

 Jerome attended Catholic School in Union City until the seventh grade.  He then attended the seminary from 8th grade through high school.  He decide to leave the religious life and enroll at Butler University to pursue pharmacy.  During that time his mother suffered a traumatic accident. Due to his fascination with the healing process, he changed his focus to medicine.  He transferred to the University of Dayton for undergraduate school then was accepted to Indiana University School of Medicine.  While attending IU he met the love of his life, Eileen Scubelek.  They married and eventually had 6 children.  Dr. Leahey returned to Union City to practice medicine and raise his family.  He practiced over 50 years retiring at age 82.

 Survivors include his wife Eileen of 60 years, children; Mary Ellen Leahey (Venable) of Union City, IN, Patti Leahey Hresko (Paul) of Elk Rapids, MI, Michael Leahey of Union City, IN, Laureen Leahey Baetz (John) of Columbus, OH, Kathi Leahey McAuliffe (Steve) of Monticello, IN, Karen Leahey Livingston (Jamie) of Union City, OH, brother; Patrick Leahey of Danville, Kentucky, and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents as well as his Brother James Thomas Leahey.

 Friends may call on Friday February 18, 2022 from 2 pm to 4 pm and from 6 pm to 8 pm at St. Mary's Catholic Church 425 W. Hickory  Street, Union City, IN 47390.

 Services will be held at the church on Saturday February 19, 2022 at 10:30 am.

 Burial will take place at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Union City, IN.

 Memorial contributions may be made out to the church, and or Eternal Word Television Network.

Online Condolences may be expressed online at www.reichardfh.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Jerome Leahey

Brian Cotter Jul 9 2022 4:50 PM

So sry for ur loss he was my mom's Dr.for yrs.

Cheryl Sanders May 3 2022 3:59 PM

Dr. Leahey was a kind man and doctor who always wanted to help you when you were sick to feel better. I missed him when he retired. He will be missed. With Deepest Sympathy

Rosalie McEldowney Feb 22 2022 5:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerome Leahey

Julie R Armstrong Always thought the world of this Man &his Wife, He was my Doctor for years even after I moved out of UC , I would travel back just to keep him as my Family Doc .He was the best in my eyes saved my life and delivered both my kids, Feb 21 2022 11:52 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerome Leahey

Kathy Elaine Millares Feb 20 2022 4:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerome Leahey

Kelli Sullenbarger Feb 18 2022 1:48 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerome Leahey

Lori Stemmer (Short) Feb 17 2022 9:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerome Leahey

angela sue raynes Feb 17 2022 6:47 PM

We were so sorry to hear of Doc's passing. He was a good man, and a great friend to many. You have our deepest sympathies.
Kevin and Monica Kerns

Monica Kerns Feb 17 2022 1:24 PM

Union City has lost a respected and valued member of the community.

Errol Kkem Feb 17 2022 8:57 AM

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