ALBANY -- Leonie "Dusty" Dubiansky, long time resident of Albany, GA, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at her mother's home in Westville near Durban, South Africa. She had been the caregiver of her aging mother, Soekie Du Plessis, at the time of her passing.

She is survived by her children, David Dubiansky and Kathleen Yip, her granddaughter, Kaylee Rose Yip and former spouse, Vincent Dubiansky. She is also survived by her family in South Africa including her mother, Soekie Du Plessis, her sisters, Mary Magdelene Elizabeth Fivas, Teresa Matisak, Audry Vermaak and her brother, Phillip Du Plessis.

Funeral arrangements are being made in South Africa. Cards or letters of condolences can be sent to the Du Plessis family addressed to

Soekie Du Plessis, 4 Palmiet Drive Westville 3629, South Africa and locally to: The Dubiansky Family, PO Box 72364, Albany, GA 31708

A private memorial service was held locally for family and friends. She was loved by many and we all miss her and wish her well on her journey. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the St. Teresa's School Scholarship Fund, 418 Edgewood Lane, Albany, GA.

Earth has lost a beautiful angel, and she has returned home. She was our friend, our encourager, our comforter, but most importantly, she was our Mama. Never have we met anyone as loving, as gracious, as caring, as giving, and as accepting as our sweet Mama. "I'll Love you forever, I'll Like you for always, As long as I'm living, My Mommy you'll be" We love you forever and for always.

Kathy and David

Mathews Funeral Home

Albany 229/435-5657