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Mabel M. (Kemmerer) Leiby

October 22, 1925 ~ October 3, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Mabel Leiby Obituary

Mabel M. Leiby, 97, of West Penn Township, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, in St. Luke’s Miners Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Coaldale. She was the wife of the late William A. Leiby, who passed away on December 4, 2016. Prior to retiring, she was a sewing machine operator at various garment factories, previously worked at the former Atlas Powder Co., Reynolds, and the former Speed Space, Hometown, where she was an electrician’s assistant. Born in Andreas, she was the daughter of the late Henry P. and Olivia J. (Ziegler) Kemmerer. Mabel was a member of Dinkey Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehighton. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was known for her excellent cooking and baking skills. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sandra, daughter, Linda Taylor, five brothers, Floyd, Cleo, Ralph, James, and Arden, two sisters, Louella Gerber and Dorothy Brobst, and a granddaughter, Stacy Dalton. Surviving is a son, William “Jr”, and his wife, Patricia, of Andreas; three daughters, Donna Leiby, and her fiancé, Thomas Burns, of Tamaqua, Kay, wife of Rudy Sheeler, of Andreas, and Judy Parks, and her fiancé, Thomas Bailey, of Ormond Beach, FL; sister, Myrtle Frank, of Andreas; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren. Services will be private with the Rev. Russell Campbell officiating. Private interment in Dinkey Memorial Cemetery, Lehighton. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold. Online condolences may be made at www.hartmanfuneralhomeinc.com.

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Dinkey Memorial Church Cemetery
Dinkey Road
Lehighton, PA 18235

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