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Obituary for Leslie ""Lexie"" Zelesnikar

Leslie Zelesnikar, 60, of Ithaca, NY died November 23, 2020 at SUNY Medical Center in Syracuse after a short illness.

Born in Johnson City she was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Ward Zelesnikar. Having lived the past 8 years in Ithaca, she had been a joy to those who cared for her on a daily basis. Leslie enjoyed her outings with various care takers and loved to listen to music , often dancing in her wheel chair to the favorite tunes.

She was one of 10 children, which consisted of her siblings, Mary O'Neil, Lucy Brown, Tracey Finney, John, Nelson, Edward, Scott, Barry and Clark Zelesnikar.

She leaves behind her adopted family at the Franziska Racker Center as well as her friends which include Nancy who she especially enjoyed time with.

Leslie will be buried in the family plot at Floral Park Cemetery in Johnson City on December 1, 2020 at 10:30 am.

Zirbel Funeral Home of 115 Williams St., Groton has care of arrangements.
Condolences may be to her guestbook at