Leah Agnus Bruno-Lella. Age 89. Born September 19, 1932 in Shreveport Louisiana where she would later meet her husband of 65 years John on a blind date. Leah graduated from Centenary College in just 3 years. She also earned a Masters degree in Education from the University of New York. Leah was a wonderful school teacher, loving mother and grandmother, Lady Knight. Leah was known for her wonderful hospitality and food. If you did not get a piece of her apple pie you missed out. Her famous mac and cheese is still a staple of the St. Francis fish fry’s where she and John loved to serve side by side.
She was predeceased by her parents and son John A. Lella III. She is survived by his daughter Donna M. Lella, Daughter in law Ginger Lella, Grandsons Grant M. Lella and Nicholas D. Nixon, nieces Linda Campodnoni and family, Mary Ann Hooverter and family, nephews John Manno Jr and family, Edward L. Felice, Godson Frank Michael Cordaro. Donations in lieu of flowers to Pancreatic Cancer Research.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 11am St Francis of Assisi Grapevine and viewing Thursday 6-8pm North Dallas Funeral Home 2710 Valley View Lane, Dallas TX 75234