Pamela Sylvia Irvine Leszek, 65, of Erie passed away on Friday March 18, 2022 at home with her husband Zeke and pit bull Josie by her side. She was born to Joyce Elaine Irvine on July 23, 1956 She was born and raised on the lower East side of Erie. She was very proud of her Scottish heritage and the Irvines and Taylors immigrating in the 1700's.
Besides her mother, she was preceded in death by two nieces Katie Irvine and Mary Ellen Bujnoski. , brothers-in-law Les Leszek, Ed Geiza and Bill Bujnoski and in laws John and Martha Leszek.
Pam is survived by her loving husband of 41 years Stephen P. "Zeke" Leszek, her brother Terry, sister Debby (Carl), brother Rick (Laurie), John Maloney Jr. who was like a son, sisters-in-law Joyce Bujnoski, Marie Leszek, Marie Geiza, brothers-in law through much love and respect Don Plonski wife Mary AKA sister-in-law and Chuck Dunar. Also survived by best friends Cheryl Nyberg, and Dave and Jan Inter plus fifteen nieces and nephews.
Pam worked in the bar and restaurant business most of her life. She was a member of the Society of Holy Trinity and Foresters' clubs for decades. She also was a supporter of the Lower Eastside Fighting Eagles having attained a 4th degree Black Belt. She loved the bands Eagles and Journey, all animals especially lions and English mastiffs, having raised four over twenty five years, Cubs, Dolphins, working in her flower beds, cooking, canning, trips with Zeke and the Plonskis to Myrtle Beach, Las Vegas, and Florida and riding on the back of the Harley and in the 55 Chevy.
"My wife suffered with cancer of the larynx, lung. liver, pelvis and spine. She was one tough gal having endured pain for three years. Together Forever Rick Astley our wedding song, Love Zeke."
There will be no calling hours or services. Zeke will hold a celebration of life at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the ANNA Shelter.
The Carl A. Slomski & Son Funeral Home Inc. 2101 Ash St. is handling arrangements.
Please send condolences to www/slomskifuneralhome.com
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