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Theodore R. Leab, Sr.

May 13, 1940 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 81)


Theodore R. Leab, Sr., 81, of Orbisonia, PA, died Friday, April 15, 2022 at Embassy of Woodland Park, Orbisonia, PA.

Born on May 13, 1940 in Ft. Loudon, PA, he was the son of the late William and Nellie (Everetts) Leab.  He was united in marriage to former Helen Booher.  Mrs. Leab preceded in death on October 14, 2015.

He is survived by children Teresa Allen and husband Dave, Pittsburgh, PA, Theodore R. Leab, Jr., Mercersburg, PA and Connie Wilkes and husband Bill, Denton, MD, step-children Paula Ochoa and husband Ralph, Rockhill Furnace, PA and Carla Monn and husband Frank, Pittsburgh, PA.

Also surviving are grandchildren David Allen and wife Lisa, Rogersville, TN, Denae Hawbaker, Harrisonville, PA, Christi Wright and husband Chris, West Virginia, Shana Brunner and husband Tim, McVeytown, PA, Derrick Hawbaker, Mercersburg, PA, and Rikki Mayberry and husband Damien, Shippensburg, PA, step-grandchildren Maria Ochoa, Pittsburgh, PA, Monica Ochoa, Pittsburgh, PA and Rebecca Gantt and husband Donald, Sr., Rockhill Furnace, PA and sisters Clara Jean Williamson, Hazel Hamil and Nellie Smith.

Great-grandchildren Julina, Jessabella and Jemma Allen, Sadie and Katie Brunner, Harmony, Jazlyn, Zaydon and Cooper Hawbaker, Jamison Wright, Kaiden and McKenna Mayberry and step-great-grandchildren Gracie, Sophia and Donald Gantt, Jr. also survive.

Mr. Leab was preceded in death by daughter Charlene Thomas, step-daughter Rhonda Walker and step-grandson Ryan Walker.

He retired from Grove Manufacturing, Shady Grove, PA after 30 years of service.

Mr. Leab attended Living Water Christian Outreach, Three Springs, PA.  He was a member of the Orbisonia Lions Club, Orbisonia, PA, served on the Rockhill Borough Council and Old School Baptist Cemetery Association.

During his lifetime, he enjoyed fishing and attending Altoona Curve baseball games.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley Street, Orbisonia, PA with Pastor Dustin Boden officiating.  Interment will be at Old School Baptist Cemetery, Three Springs, PA.  Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Living Water Christian Outreach, 7735 Meadow Gap Road, Three Springs, PA 17264.

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April 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Funeral Service
April 19, 2022

11:00 AM

Interment following funeral service
April 19, 2022

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