Peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimer’s, Leslie passed away on April 19, 2023. She was pre-deceased by her parents Lynn and Roger Gilbert. She leaves to mourn her passing, sister Teri Curle (Warren), step-daughter Cheri McCarthy (Scott), niece Riley Curle (Kevin Hirschfield), grandchildren, cousins and many friends.
Leslie grew up in Norwood. She was a cheerleader at Nelson Mac High School. She started singing in the choir when she was 13 at St. Phillips’s Anglican church and did so at several different churches throughout her life.