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Doneta L. Leslie

February 26, 1947 — July 8, 2017

WINCHENDON - Doneta L. (Oja) Leslie, 70, of 421 Spring Street, died peacefully Saturday evening, July 8, 2017 in her residence, with her family at her side.

She was born in Winchendon on February 26, 1947, daughter of the late Eino and Gladys I. (Ladeau) Oja and received her GED later in life.  Doneta lived in the Winchendon and Templeton area for most of her life and had lived for a time in Florida.

Doneta was self-employed and had sold antiques.  She was a member of the Church of God and enjoyed reading and spending time on her computer.  Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family.

She leaves her husband, Charles E. Leslie; five sons, Paul Sweeney of Winchendon, Mark Sweeney of Winchendon, Kirk Sweeney of Royalston, John Sweeney of Plaistow, NH and Michael Sweeney of Baldwinville; seven stepchildren, Charles Leslie Jr of Keene, NH, Donna Mason of Baldwinville, Paula Leslie of Keene, Scott Leslie of Winchendon, Wayne Leslie of Winchendon, Joey Leslie of Otter River and Billyjo Leslie of Winchendon; five brothers, Richard Ladeau of Gardner, Leonard Oja of Phillipston, Stuart Oja of CT, Thomas Oja of Baldwinville and Darrell Oja of Baldwinville; three sisters, Nonnie Lucia of Gardner, Sandra Clark of Alabama and Linda Dunchus of Winchendon; 26 grandchildren, 17  great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  A daughter, Linda Sweeney; two brothers, Lloyd Oja and Robert Ladeau and two sisters, Vivian Prentice and Starr Waters,  preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

There are no calling hours.

Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Baldwinville.

Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.

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