Mary Stevens

Mary Catherine Stevens

1934 - 2020

Recommend Mary's obituary to your friends
Share Your Memory of

Obituary of Mary Catherine Stevens

Stevens, Mary Catherine (nee Leitten), age 86 of Hamburg, New York and Ashburn, Virginia, November 28, 2020. Beloved wife of 56 years of the late Leonard Stevens. Loving mother of Mary Elizabeth (Lee) Stratton. Cherished grandmother of Michael, William, Catherine, Thomas, James and Mary Theresa Stratton. Dear sister of Teresa (late Samuel) Taneff, James (Mary Ellen) and David (Susan) Leitten, Elizabeth (Stanley) Moore and the late Carl (Audrey) and Richard (late Nancy) Leitten. Daughter of the late Carl and Mary (nee Howe) Leitten, A Mass of Christian Burial was held at SS. Peter & Paul RC Church, 66 East Main Street, Hamburg on Saturday, December 5 at 10:30 AM. Burial in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to EWTN, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210. Mary Catherine was a graduate of Nardin Academy in Buffalo, NY. Following high school, she continued her education at St. Mary of the Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French. She went on to Buffalo State College where she received a Masters in Elementary Education. In keeping with her great love for children, Mary Catherine became a first grade teacher, working in the Lewiston-Porter Central School system and at Clover Bank Elementary School. It was while working in the Lewiston area that Mary Catherine met her dear husband Leonard. Mary Catherine was a member of the Bishop's Committee on Christian Home and Family, serving as parish chairwoman for many years. She enjoyed knitting, jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, playing cards and was known for her sense of humor. Arrangements by the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME, 21 Pierce Avenue, Hamburg, New York 14075. Online guest register at To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Mary Catherine Stevens, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Stevens, please visit Tribute Store

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, December 05, 2020 10:30 AM