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Leon E. Creyer Sr.

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired mechanic

Leon E. Creyer Sr., 91, of Beersville, died July 15, 2013, at Alexandria Manor, Bath. He was the husband of Betty Jean (Hummel) Creyer for 65 years.

Born in Seemsville, he was a son of the late William Sr. and Jennie (Michael) Creyer.

He was in the U.S. Army 614th Ordnance Ammunition Company during World War II in the South Pacific and Philippines.

He worked for the former J.M. Snyder Sales and Service, Neffs, as a mechanic for many years until he retired in 1965.

He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, Danielsville.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Brenda J. and her husband Sherwood Eckhart of Moore Township; two sons, Leon E. Jr. and his wife JoAnne of North Whitehall Township and Matthew H. Creyer and Lisa Gellock of Moore Township; two grandsons, Aaron and his wife Erin Creyer of Lehigh Township and Jonathan and his wife Colleen Eckhart of Danville; two great-grandchildren, Brayden and Clara; a brother, William Creyer Jr. of Ruchsville; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by three sisters, Hilda Ziegler, Florence Creyer and Esther Hemerly.

Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund, 913 S. Mink Road, Danielsville, 18038.

Arrangements were made by George G. Bensing Funeral Home Inc.