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Leonard J. Cologie

May 29, 1936 ~ June 23, 2022 (age 86)

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Leonard J. Cologie, 86, of Jewett, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio. He was born May 29, 1936 in East Cadiz, Ohio a son of the late Joseph L. and Dorothy Frances Ledger Cologie.

Leonard was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church in Cadiz. He worked for Y&O Coal Company until it closed in 1980 and was a member of the UMWA. He then worked for and retired from Belmont Properties. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Korean Conflict.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Rhonda Mary Cologie.

Surviving are his wife Lana J. Dodd Cologie; 2 sons: Kevin Cologie of East Cadiz and Lonnie (Lisa) Cologie of Jewett; a daughter, Debbie (Doug) Kellar of Albion, Michigan;  6 grandchildren: Jesse, Morgan, Mackenzie, Tristan, Sydney and Cierra; a great granddaughter, Lakin;  2 brothers: Robert E. Cologie of Cadiz and Joseph J. Cologie of Cadiz; a sister, Rebecca Kidder of Cadiz; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 1-4 at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz with Vigil Service at 3:45 p.m. in the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Teresa Catholic Church, 143 South Street, Cadiz with Rev. Fr. Fred Kihm the Celebrant. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Hopedale, Ohio. Military honors will be provided by the Cadiz American Legion Post #34.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for memorial contributions to the Harrison County Dog Pound Volunteers, 82900 Toot Road, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.

The memorial guestbook may be signed at


June 26, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home
172 South Main Street
Cadiz, OH 43907

Funeral Mass
June 27, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Teresa Catholic Church
143 East South Street
Cadiz, Ohio 43907

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