Leslye (Moyer) Blackwell, 71, wife of Randy Blackwell, passed away Friday February 9, 2024 at her residence.

Born February 25, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Dorothy (Benz) Moyer.

Leslye graduated from Methacton High School, class of 1970, and she was the school’s first flag drill team captain. Following graduation, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education at Millersville University, and went on to teach English in the North Schuylkill, Methacton, and Pottstown School Districts. She also taught GED classes in Pottstown and was an administrator at the Antonelli Medical Professional Institute. Leslye was a member of the Prayer Warriors at New Ridge Fellowship Church and a member of the Pottstown Federation of Teachers.

Surviving in addition to her husband are sons Joshua Craig Blackwell and Aaron Scott Blackwell husband of Alison; four grandchildren Leah, Jacob, Ryan, and Chase. She is also survived by one brother Craig A. Moyer husband of Tina; brother-in-law Raymond Blackwell III husband of Elaine; father-in-law Raymond Blackwell Jr.; one nephew; three nieces; a great nephew; and two great nieces. Leslye is also survived by a group of friends she valued as sisters, Patty Good, Jill Kelly, Denise Brown, Sue Marycz, Harriet Doyle, Pam Haven, Geri Maxwell, Barb Adelsperger, Gail Crissey, and Nancy Pederson.

A memorial service will be held Saturday February 17, 2024 at 3:00 PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LLC., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Internment will be private. Visitation will be held Friday Feb. 16 from 6:00-8:00 PM and Saturday Feb. 17 from 2-2:45 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Leslye’s memory to the American Cancer Society at https://donate.cancer.org/?campaign=honormemorialmedia&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=%5BB%5D+-+American+Cancer+Society&utm_term=american%20cancer%20society&gad_source=1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMImv6I4ZaihAMVJWlHAR1pow8dEAAYASACEgL5T_D_BwE

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I am truly so sorry for your loss. She was such an amazing English teacher and always helped me out when I struggled in class. A very well and kind and amazing teacher. Your thoughts are in my prayers.

~ Rielly Dugan
2/17/2024 3:01:26 PM

I can’t express how truly sorry I am for your loss. Leslye was a true warrior and I know what a tremendous loss this is. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
John and Debbie Hofer

~ Debbie Hofer Pottstown, PA
2/16/2024 5:16:19 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Lesley's passing. We were classmates at Methacton and she was always pleasant .

~ Michael Snyder Lansdale, PA
2/15/2024 6:37:03 PM

Randy and Family:
Sending love, hugs and prayers. Leslye fought the fight like a true warrior. God has certainly gained an angel.

~ Kerry and Skip Pottstown, PA
2/14/2024 10:09:26 AM

Sending love and prayers, May God keep you all close in this time of need. Thank you for being one of the best teachers I've ever had. You will be deeply missed.

~ Shanta Tucker (Betts)
2/14/2024 9:20:03 AM

Our deepest condolences...In our hearts and mind...The entire Allan family wishes you forever Peace

~ Joyce Allan Pottstown, Pa
2/14/2024 12:16:22 AM

"Mom" will always be remembered with a smile. I am so thankful to have had her in my life. Love you all so much ??

~ Cyndia Yoder Boyertown, PA
2/12/2024 9:02:05 PM

So very sorry for the loss of your wife and mother. We remember her fondly. Prayers.

~ Janet Austin Pottstown, PA
2/12/2024 6:25:11 PM

Randy and Family,

Please accept our deepest condolences. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Aram and Donna

~ Donna Ecker
2/12/2024 6:06:10 PM

To Randy and family:

I offer my deepest condolences on the passing of a dear lady and friend. I learned so much working with Leslye and I will always be grateful. She loved her family, her students, and the many memories she made in her time at PHS. A great example for us all of a life well-lived. Rest in peace.

~ Leslie Staab
2/12/2024 1:38:53 PM

My deepest condolences to you and your family at this time. May god grant you the strength and provide with all the love ??

Karima Royster

~ Karima Royster
2/12/2024 1:34:46 PM

My deepest & heartfelt condolences to the Blackwell family. Mrs. Blackwell was such a wonderful person, teacher, and friend. May she rest easy and her memory live on in every life she touched.

~ Lee Greene
2/12/2024 1:19:41 PM

So very sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers to Randy, Aaron, Josh and the rest of the family. Mrs. Blackwell was definitely a sweet lady & has touched the lives of many, myself included. May she rest in peace.

~ Trish Sands
2/12/2024 12:31:06 PM

My sincerest condolences for you all at this time. You have my deepest sympathy and unwavering support. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time.

~ Megan (McCleary) Weiss
2/12/2024 12:08:07 PM

Sorry for your loss. John 16:22

~ Joy
2/12/2024 11:36:08 AM