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Leighton "EC" Mount Pleasant, 69, an iron worker for 35 years before retiring in 1988, died Saturday (Jan. 22, 2000) in Erie County Medical Center from injuries suffered in an automobile accident earlier this month on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation.

He was born on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Mount Pleasant worked for Iron Workers Local 9.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading and farming.

Survivors include his wife, the former Janette Printup; four sons, Jeffrey, Russell, Rowland and Nelson; five daughters, Mona Hamby of Niagara Falls, and Ellen, Julie, Twila and Charlotte; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Tuscarora Baptist Church, 2088 Mount Hope Road. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.


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