OBITUARY

Svetlana Leonova

May 1, 1938January 6, 2021

Svetlana Leonova passed away suddenly on January 6, 2021 at the age of 82. Svetlana was born on May 1, 1938 in Moscow, Russia to the late Vasiliy Kashtahov and Paulina Kushetsova, and she came to the United States at the age of 49.

Svetlana graduated from Moscow College of Trade and Commerce in 1960 and pursued a successful career in the modeling business. She worked for Dommodeli of Moscow, in collaboration with a prominent Russian designer Slava Zaitsev; in later years she worked in the patent and trademark institute of Moscow. Svetlana enjoyed gourmet cooking, travelling, playing tennis, and downhill skiing.

Svetlana waspreceded in death by her husband, Dr. Arkadii Leonov and her stepson, Alexei Leonov. She is survived by her daughter Natalie Leonov Fryberger (John) and her granddaughters, Alexa Paulina Fryberger and Maria Leonova.

In memory of Svetlana Leonova the family requests for donations made to St. Sergius Russian Othodox Cathedral at 6520 Broadview Road Cleveland, Ohio 44134.

A walk-through visitation will be held on Friday, January 15 from 12-1 PM at Rose Hill funeral home, 3653 West Market Street in Akron. COVID-19 protocols with social distancing and facial coverings are required. A private family service will follow with interment at Rose Hill Burial Park. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.rosehillbp.com

Services

  • Walk-thru Visitation

    Friday, January 15, 2021

  • Private Family Funeral Service

    Friday, January 15, 2021

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