Stanley Leicester

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Stanley Perry Leicester, 85, passed away June 22, 2010 at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was the son of the late James Thomas and Mary P. Leicester. He was predeceased by his first wife, Doris Leicester.
Born in Newport News, Stanley was raised in Hilton Village. He was a retired pharmacist for People’s Drug. He was a 1954 graduate of MCV School of Pharmacy and also a graduate of Newport News Apprentice School. Stanley was a member of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Suffolk, Va.
Survivors include his wife, Ernestine Curle Leicester; son, Stanley P. Leicester II, of Isle of Wight County; daughters, Sylvia Pell, of Suffolk, Mary Marcellin, of Leesburg, Va., Cathy Ogle, of Powhatan, Va.; grandchildren, Lauren, Michael, Richard, Sherry, Christopher, Stephanie, Shannon, Kasey, Grant and Garrett; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Alec and Colette; sister, Alma Baldwin, of Richmond; niece, Jonel Smith, of Richmond.
A funeral service will be conducted Friday, June 25, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 213 N. Main St., Suffolk, VA 23434, by the Rev. Keith Emerson, with burial following the service at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA 23434, Thursday night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 604 Constance Woods Drive, Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered at

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