Edith S. Leed, 86, hair stylist and seamstress

By on June 5, 2013

Edith S. (Schannauer) Leed, 86, of York, formerly of Denver, passed away Friday, May 31, 2013, at Wellspan Health, York Hospital ICU.

She was born in Stevens to the late Harvey and Elsie G. (Gockley) Schannauer and was the wife of the late Charles R. Leed, who died in 2009.

She was a member of Luther Memorial Church in York and a former member of Mellingers Lutheran Church in Schoeneck. Edith worked as a hairstylist in Ephrata for several years and also worked for the Rosenau Bros. Sewing Factory and Dallmyer Sewing Factory of York. She was last employed as a manager of the LP Video Store, Red Lion for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, playing cards, cooking and traveling. Edith had attended the Mt. Airy one room school house as a child. She and her late husband moved to York county in 1969.

Edith is survived by her son: Gene, husband of Sharon (Bridwell) Leed of Las Vegas, Nev.; two daughters: Andrea L. Leed, companion of Tanya A. Harbold, of York; and Cheryl, wife of Thomas Donaldson of Amelia Island, Fla.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jacob Schannauer.

A viewing was held June 5 at the Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, Denver, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Elizabeth Polanzke and Rev. Timothy L. Craven officiating. Interment will take place in the Mellingers Union Cemetery. A luncheon for all will follow at Mellingers Lutheran Church after interment.

If desired, memorial contributions in Edith’s memory may be made to YCSPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail, York PA 17406.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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