Margaret R.
Greece: February 26, 2011 at age 99. Predeceased by her husband of 58 years, William Lechner; son and daughter-in-law, David & Mary Ellen Lechner. She is survived by her children, William (Joyce) Lechner, Suzanne (John) Goetz, Kathleen (John 'Pat') Bell, Steven (Shelly) Lechner, Lawrence (Donna) Lechner, Gerard Lechner, Christine Lechner & Mary Jo Lechner; 26 grandchildren; a Blessed multitude of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. Friends may call Sunday, March 6th, 2-6 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, March 7th, 9:30 A.M. at Holy Cross Church, 4488 Lake Avenue. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the School of the Holy Childhood, 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester, NY 14623 in her memory.

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  1. Dear Family, I was saddened to hear your Mom had passed. Even though you rarely see someone it is always a comfort to know they are here. I will miss seeing her. Each life is a miracle that changes the world and leaves it a better place than it was before. Sue made her changes and I am grateful she was here and that I knew her. She is a very specail lady. Love to you all. Anne

  2. Dear Steve and entire Lechner family, So sorry to learn about your mom. What a great lady and friend to our family. May beautiful memories light your way through this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Much sympathy, Jim and Sondra Hoyt

  3. Margaret is a person whom I hold in the highest regard and of whom I have the fondest memories. She has been an important person in my life and someone I will remember always.
    Sincerely,
    Will (Billy) Holmes

  4. My Dearest Grammy,

    My heart broke when I heard of your passing.

    Growing up I never had grandparents. They had all passed before I was born. I always wanted to have a grandmother. When I met my best friend Marybeth’¦we were in our early twenties and she introduced me to you. You told me I could call you ‘Grammy’ too. I explained how I had always wanted one and you replied ‘well now you’ve got one!’

    You have spent time talking..laughing..singing..cooking..and baking with me..even came to my wedding..you were true to your word that I indeed did have a Grammy. Which makes it incredibly hard to say goodbye. I know you’re in heaven now with your loving God and your loving husband. I love you Grammy..thank you for everything. All my love and prayers..’Jenniko’

  5. Some of my favorite memories of my Grandma Lechner include her raspberry jam on toast in her kitchen, her hands teaching me to quilt, sitting on the glider with her at the lake, and watching her dance with my grandfather to ‘Let me call you sweetheart.’

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