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Nellie E. Leiendecker

Nellie E. Leiendecker, of Baltimore, passed away on March 27, 2019, at the age of 93. She was born to the late George and Augusta Thorpe on January 9, 1926.

Nellie enjoyed working on her farm, and in the garden. Most of all, she loved her family, with a special place in her heart for her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Terry Leiendecker; grandchildren, Stacey Leiendecker, and Chris (Lisa) Leiendecker; great grandchildren, Meara Leiendecker, Jesse Wampler, and Shawon Leiendecker; and many nieces and nephews.                             

Nellie is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence M. Leiendecker; siblings, Glenn Riffle, George Thorpe Jr., Clarice Shover, Norma Hughes, and Helen Jackson; and her parents.

A funeral service was held April 2, 2019, in the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore. Burial followed at Maple Grove Cemetery, Baltimore. To send an online condolence, and sign the guestbook, please visit

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