Leo Dragon

Obituary of Leo Stanley Dragon

Leo S. Dragon, Jr. "Jackson", age 68 of Sweet Valley, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at home. He was born in Kingston on June 22, 1953 and was the son of the late Leo Dragon, Sr. and Eleanor Quinnan. Leo graduated from West Side Area Vocational Technical School in 1971 and received his Master's Degree in Education from Temple University. He was the owner/operator of Dragon Construction in the 1980s before becoming a building construction teacher at West Side Vo-Tech for 32 years. Leo was president of PSEA Teacher's Union for West Side Vo-Tech for 15 years. He was also a member of Carpenters Local Union and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Hunlock Creek. In his retirement, he enjoyed many projects around his home, dinners out with his family, playing with his grandchildren, and camping with Jane O. He was a friend to many and a role model to even more. His wealth of skills and knowledge traveled beyond his reach. Dad had a tremendous impact on everyone that was fortunate enough to know him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Lois Dragon; daughter, Jennifer Dragon; and grandson, Cole Dragon. Leo is survived by children, Leo Dragon, III and Stacy of Bear Creek, Kelly Christianson and husband Harry of Parsons, Tim Dragon and wife Lindsay of Shavertown, and Laura McBride and husband Scott of Mars, PA; grandchildren, Emma, Macz, Jackson, Lettie, Demi, and Owen; and his companion and partner in crime, Jane Balavage aka Jane O. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 23, 2021 at 9:30 AM from Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek. A Mass of Christian will follow at 10:00 AM from Our Lady of Mr. Carmel Church, Hunlock Creek, with Father Brian Van Fossen officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Interment will be in the St. Mary's Annunciation Cemetery, Pringle. In memory of Leo's grandson, Cole, memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692. Online condolences can be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com
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Sunday
22
August

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
23
August

Mass

10:00 am
Monday, August 23, 2021
Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Church
2011 State Route 29
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
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