Lorena M. Leask

Lorena M. Leask, 91, died March 10, 2021, Metlakatla.

She was born on June 14, 1929, in Metlakatla, where she was raised and resided.

“She worshiped at the William Duncan Memorial Church until she became bedridden,” her family writes. “To the grandchildren and ‘the great ones,’ she was ‘Nana.’”

Mrs. Leask was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Leask Sr.; and sons, Ernest “Bink” Leask Jr. and Wilfred “Will” Leask.

She is survived by her son, Thomas R. Leask; daughters, M. Patricia Leask and Bev Guthrie; grandchildren, Bruce and DeAnna Guthrie, Brenna and Winna Buxton, Craig Leask and August Leask; and great-grandchildren, Sgt. William Guthrie, Erica and Doug Booth, Nathen Guthrie, Tegan Guthrie-Buxton, KayAna Buxton, Yodean Buxton and Cordell Buxton.

A celebration of life service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at the William Duncan Memorial Church.