Leona is originally from Central Pennsylvania. After living in Mississippi, Oklahoma, Philadelphia and settling in Rochester, New York for 30 years she moved to State College in 2001.
In her spare time she enjoys meeting new people, spending time with her family and friends, puzzles and reading.
She is a graduate of Lycoming College and attended Eastman School of Music for two years in the Community Education program.
She taught school for two years, worked for a manufacture representative for 15 years, owned a small business for 16 years, and worked part-time at Mt. Nittany Medical Center in the Emergency Department.
She has a son, daughter-in-law and two granddogs who live in Phoenixville, PA.