2009-01-31 / Obituaries

Esther V. Leach

Esther V. Leach, 82, of Pleasantville, died Sunday, January 25, 2009, at Lan-Fair Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She is survived by her daughters, Diane (Dave) Kennedy of Lancaster, and Mary (Larry) Ventresco of Canal Winchester; sons, Larry (Jane) Leach of Pleasantville and Mike (Kris) Leach of Baltimore; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Scheidegger of Baltimore, and George Scheidegger of Lancaster; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Karroll G. Leach; parents, William and Cleava Scheidegger; and brother, Kenneth Scheidegger. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with Rev. Henry Cadwell of Lancaster United Brethren Church officiating. Burial to follow in Union Evangelical Cemetery. Friends may visit one hour prior the service on Thursday. Memorial gifts may be given to American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Dr., (15120=Lbx II), Chicago, Illinois 60693.

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