Beverly J.C. (Kerney) Leventry

December 12, 1947 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 73)

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Lowellville – Beverly J.C. Leventry, 73, of Lowellville, peacefully passed away Friday evening August 27, 2021 with her loving family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer.

Beverly will always be remembered for her generosity, helpfulness and the way everyone she met became a friend and loved her.  

She was born December 12, 1947 in Berea, Ohio the daughter of James and Jean (Strasser) Kerney and moved to the Youngstown area in 1980.

Beverly graduated from Berea High School and then in 1987 graduated from ITT Technical College with a degree in secretarial studies.

Beverly was a proud homemaker and loved spending time around her family, especially her grandchildren.

She was of the Catholic faith and did volunteer work with Berlin Center Dispatch.

Beverly had many passions throughout her life. She enjoyed reading, cooking, and was an avid sports fan. Beverly was a long time devoted fan of the Cleveland Browns and Indians.  

Her husband Leonard Leventry Sr. whom she married December 20, 1966 passed away September 24, 1999.

Beverly leaves behind to hold onto her precious memories three children Rochelle (Renee) Leventry of Youngstown, Leonard Leventry Jr. and Tracy (Terry) Brady both of Lowellville, five grandchildren Chase (Deloreen) Leventry, Brandon, Belinda and Bryan Brady and Brittany (Blake Vore) Brady, two great grandchildren Sophia Brady and Zander Vore, her adopted son John Chizmar of Lowellville, two brothers James and Kevin Kerney, three sisters Colleen (Paul) Unger, Kim Kerney and Kelly (Rich) Tielke and her beloved fur baby Shadow along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.   

Besides her parents and husband, Beverly was preceded in death by a grandson Lukas John Leroy Goeden, a brother Greg Kerney and an infant sister Jamie Kathleen Kerney.

Family and friends may pay their respects to Beverly on Sunday September 5, 2021 from 1:00 pm until 2:55 pm with a funeral service to begin at 3:00 pm all at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman.

The family, funeral home and church will be practicing social distancing and proper health protocols. As a social courtesy, please wear a mask or facial covering. If you are unable to attend, the family understands and acknowledges your thoughts and prayers as a tribute to Beverly.

Beverly’s family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the entire staff of Hospice of The Valley for all the care and compassion shown to them and Beverly throughout this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers material contributions may be made to Beverly’s family to help defray funeral expenses.

Family and friends may visit to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to Beverly’s family.



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September 5, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:50 PM
Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home
4221 Market St.
Youngstown, OH 44512

Funeral Service
September 5, 2021

3:00 PM
Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home
4221 Market St.
Youngstown, OH 44512

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