Jeffery L. Leininger, former Senior Vice Chairman of Mellon Financial Corporation, age 71, of Ross Township, passed away unexpectedly in Chautauqua, New York on Friday, September 1, 2017. Born in Pittsburgh on November 20, 1945, to Harold S., Jr. "Bud" and Martha J. Leininger. He attended Bucknell's Master of Business Administration program, majoring in economics, the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, Rutgers University and Penn State after receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing. Jeff was named Vice Chairman of Mellon Financial Corporation in 1996, having retired in 2004 as Senior Vice Chairman with 33 years of dedicated service. He served as a benefactor to many Christian Organizations also serving on numerous Boards of Directors including the Pittsburgh Symphony, Penn State University College of Business, and Erie Insurance. He was also a member of First Presbyterian Church and attended Memorial Park Church. Many things in life held great importance to him, golfing, fishing, hunting, classical music, theology and the Bible. Jeff is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy (McClellan) Leininger; two sons, Jeffery C. and Jason J. Leininger (wife Jenna L.); his brothers, Randy (wife Diane) and Harold III (wife Joyce) Leininger. Friends will be received 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, September 8, 2017, at the H.P. BRANDT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1032 Perry Highway, Ross Township, 412-364-4444. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 12 Noon in Memorial Park Church, 8800 Peebles Road, Allison Park, PA 15101. (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial donations to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or the American Red Cross. Online condolences may be offered at
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PostedSeptember 06, 2017