NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio — The New Franklin neighborhood is mourning the devastating lack of Therese Leslie, spouse of the city’s hearth chief Steve Leslie, who handed away from COVID-19 problems over the weekend.
“There aren’t any phrases to specific the grief we really feel right here within the Metropolis on the lack of one so pricey to one in every of us,” Mayor Paul Adamson stated in a information launch posted on town’s Fb web page.
Therese Leslie was simply 57 years previous.
“Chief Leslie has labored tirelessly by this pandemic to reply to the wants of our neighborhood, and his spouse was a pillar of assist to him all through,” Mayor Adamson writes. “We belief that she is resting comfortably now with the Lord. Please be a part of your prayers with ours for Chief Leslie and his household throughout this most tough time and respect the household’s privateness whereas they grieve.”
Editor’s Notice: The under story aired on December 7, 2020