Helen M. Leab

October 14, 2015

Leab, Helen Obituary

Helen Mae Leab, 77, of Rockhill Furnace, PA, died at 9:40 AM, Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, PA.

âBorn February 7, 1938 in Springfield Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, she was a daughter of the late Paul & Zella (Madden) Brown. She was first married to Donald R. Booher in 1956. Mr. Booher preceded in death in 1973. She then married Theodore  R. “Ted” Leab in 1981. Mr. Leab survives at their home.

âAlso surviving are three daughters, Paula Ochoa and husband Ralph of Rockhill Furnace, PA, Rhonda Walker of McConnellsburg, PA and Carla Monn and husband Frank of Pittsburgh, PA, four step children, Cherleen Thomas of Fort Loudon, PA, Teresa Allen and husband Dave of Pittsburgh, PA, Theodore Leab, Jr. of Mercersburg, PA and Connie Wilkes and husband Bill of Maryland. She is also survived by three granddaughters, Maria Ochoa, Monica Ochoa and Rebecca Gantt, three great grandchildren, Gracie Gantt, Sophia Gantt and Donald Gantt, Jr., eight step grandchildren and one brother, Ralph Brown of RD, Three Springs, PA. One grandson, Ryan Walker, preceded in death on March 17, 2007 and two brothers, Eugene Brown and Don Brown and two sisters, Mildred Banks and Freda Moore also preceded in death.

âMrs. Leab had attended the former Old School Baptist Church, RD, Three Springs, PA. She attended Saltillo High School.

âIn her earlier years she was employed at Robin Footwear, Mt. Union, PA. She later retired from the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit, McVeytown, PA, after 30 years service.âA funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Ed Seeley officiating. Interment will be made at Old school Baptist Cemetery, RD, Three Springs, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 7 – 9 PM Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

âIn lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, P. O. Box 220, Orbisonia, PA 17243, to help defray the cost of arrangements.

âHelen Mae Leab, 77, of Rockhill Furnace, PA, died at 9:40 AM, Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, PA.
âBorn February 7, 1938 in Springfield Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, she was a daughter of the late Paul & Zella (Madden) Brown. She was first married to Donald R. Booher in 1956. Mr. Booher preceded in death in 1973. She then married Theodore  R. “Ted” Leab in 1981. Mr. Leab survives at their home.
âAlso surviving are three daughters, Paula Ochoa and husband Ralph of Rockhill Furnace, PA, Rhonda Walker of McConnellsburg, PA and Carla Monn and husband Frank of Pittsburgh, PA, four step children, Cherleen Thomas of Fort Loudon, PA, Teresa Allen and husband Dave of Pittsburgh, PA, Theodore Leab, Jr. of Mercersburg, PA and Connie Wilkes and husband Bill of Maryland. She is also survived by three granddaughters, Maria Ochoa, Monica Ochoa and Rebecca Gantt, three great grandchildren, Gracie Gantt, Sophia Gantt and Donald Gantt, Jr., eight step grandchildren and one brother, Ralph Brown of RD, Three Springs, PA. One grandson, Ryan Walker, preceded in death on March 17, 2007 and two brothers, Eugene Brown and Don Brown and two sisters, Mildred Banks and Freda Moore also preceded in death.
âMrs. Leab had attended the former Old School Baptist Church, RD, Three Springs, PA. She attended Saltillo High School.
âIn her earlier years she was employed at Robin Footwear, Mt. Union, PA. She later retired from the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit, McVeytown, PA, after 30 years service.
âA funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Ed Seeley officiating. Interment will be made at Old school Baptist Cemetery, RD, Three Springs, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 7 – 9 PM Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
âIn lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, P. O. Box 220, Orbisonia, PA 17243, to help defray the cost of arrangements.

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October 16, 2015
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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October 17, 2015
10:00 a.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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October 17, 2015

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Old School Baptist Cemetery

Three Springs, PA 17264


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