Jean Buckingham Leonbeger
-- Adam Bernstein The Washington Post 2008

Jean Buckingham Leonberger, 93, who taught preschool in the 1960s at Bradley Hills
Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, died of a heart ailment July 26 at Hawthorne House
nursing home in Freeport, Maine.

Mrs. Leonberger, who moved to Maine from the District about five years ago, was a native
Washingtonian and a graduate of
Western High School (1934) and Wilson Teachers
College. Her memberships included Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church and the Suburban
Woman's Club of Montgomery County.

Her husband, Albert B. Leonberger Jr., whom she married in 1947, died in 1992.

Survivors include a daughter, Meredith Janarelli of Yarmouth, Maine; and three