Irvin Elmore Leas
Ella Horn
Dr. Roscoe D. Leas
Mary Corlett
(Abt 1898-)
Martha J. Leas , M. D.


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Martha J. Leas , M. D. 1

  • Born: 4 Apr 1931
  • Died: 5 Jul 2010, Rochester, , NY at age 79

bullet  General Notes:

Died in her home on Monday, July 5, 2010. She had battled esophageal cancer during the past year. Martha was born in 1931 and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio by Roscoe Leas and Mary Corlett Leas, together with her older sister, Marianne (deceased). Martha graduated from Carlton College and Western Reserve Medical School, and went on to do her residency at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill and a Fellowship at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. She served as a Public Health Services Physician in the Peace Corps from 1963-1969, where she lived and worked in India, Thailand, and Tonga. Upon her return to the United States she was physican to the State Department in Community Group Health in Washington, D.C. In 1973, Martha came to the Rochester area where she joined Genesee Health Service and later, Rochester General, where she practiced Internal Medicine until her retirment last August. Martha is survived by Larry Wolfe (nephew), Sandy Wolfe (niece), and Anthony Wolfe (brother-in-law and husband of Marianne Leas Wolfe). Martha's special concerns were The Nature Conservancy, the Metropolitan Opera, and Lollipop Farm and thoughtful contributions might be sent there. There will be no funeral services beyond observances by the immediate family. 2


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Residence: at time of death, 2010, Pittsford, Monroe, New York. 3



1 <i>Martha Leas M.D.</i>, online obituary.

2 <i>Martha Leas M.D.</i>, online obituary (

3, <i>U.S. Social Security Death Index</i>( : accessed 29 Dec 2011).

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