Della  Leach's Memorial

Della Leach
(1961 - 2008)


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Name: Mrs Della Leach
Gender: Female
Age: 47 years old
Lived: Wednesday, 22 March 1961 - Tuesday, 13 May 2008

My Story

Rose Behind The Wall

A rose once grew where all could see, sheltered beside a garden wall.
And, as the days passed swiftly by,
it spread its branches, straight and tall.

One day, a beam of light shone through
a crevice that had opened wide.
The rose bent gently toward its warmth
then passed beyond to the other side.

Now, you who deeply feel its loss,
be comforted, the rose blooms there.
Its beauty even greater now,
nurtured by God's own loving care.


Della V. Leach, 47, of North Ash Avenue, Parker, died Wednesday morning, May 13, 2008, in her home, following an illness.

She was born March 22, 1961, in Mt. Airy, Md., a daughter of Maynard and Della Fritz Sier.

Mrs. Leach had been employed at Dean's Flower Shop and at the VFW post in Parker.

She enjoyed the company of her grandson, and she also enjoyed playing bingo. She was active for a number of years in both the Allegheny-Clarion Valley and the Parker Area Football and Baseball Boosters, and she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Roy Calvin McGinnis Post 7073 of the VFW in Parker and had served the organization as president.

She and her husband, Michael G. Leach Sr., were married March 30, 1978, in Frederick, Md., and he survives.

Also surviving are three children, Danielle M. Leach, Michael G. Leach Jr., and Daniel J. Leach, and a grandson, Zachary.
Also surviving are six brothers, Walter Runkles,Wayne Sier,Leonard Sier, Norman Sier, Claude Sier, and Maynard "Pete" Sier; four sisters, Doris DeVal, Betty Nipper, Idonia Sier, and Martha Sier; her mother-in-law, Dorothy Leach, and numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law as well as a number of close friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law, John Leach.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Hile Funeral Home, Inc., 1204 Kerr Ave., Emlenton.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Joseph Bonafed, pastor of St. Mary Our Lady of the Snows Roman Catholic Church of Parker, officiati

Della's life was nurtured and touched by the strong love and profound dedication of her family and friends. You couldn’t find more support and joy than she had in the most difficult months of her life.

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Even though we've kind of lost touch over the past few years, I'll never forget what a great person and friend you a...
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If the future seems overwhelming, remember that it comes one moment at a time.
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To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. Thomas Campbell
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I'll tip one to you every time the Steelers play,we sure had a blast at the game. You and Daniel will be able to wat...
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God of power and mercy, you have made death itself the gateway to eternal life. Look with love on our sister Della, a...
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Prayers, Blessings, and Love.
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As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of Della.
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"Amazing Grace" Amazing grace, how sweet the sound That sav’d a wretch li...
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In honor of this beautiful woman's memory. May God surround her with His unfailing love, a love that surpasses our u...
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"The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18


Fathers Name: Maynard Sier
Mothers Name: Della Fritz
Spouse's Name: Michael G. Leach Sr
Children's Names: Danielle, Michael, and Daniel
Siblings Names: Walter Runkles, Wayne Sier, Leonard Sier, Norman Sier, Claude Sier, Maynard "Pete" Sier, Doris DeVal, Betty Nipper, Idonia Sier, &Martha Sier
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Parker, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Catholic



Place of Passing: In her home
Date of Passing: 13 May 2008
Cause of Passing: Battle with cancer
Place of Burial: Parker
Funeral Location: Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Hile Funeral Inc., 1204 Kerr Ave., Emlenton, with the Rev. Joseph Bonafed.
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