Kenneth C. Leister
Kenneth C. Leister, 71, fiancé of Kathleen (Oswald) Leister Long, of East Greenville, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest.
Born in Hoppenville, he was a son of the late Forrest and Verna (Wolf) Leister.
He was employed as a forklift operator for Kraft Foods, retiring after 29 years.
Kenneth served in the United States Army during Vietnam. He attended St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pennsburg and was a member of the American Legion, East Greenville and the Blue Spruce Riding Club, Alburtis.
Surviving are his children, Wendy, wife of James Barton, Barto; Robbie, wife of Mike Shaw, Wales, ME; Tracy, wife of Craig Himmelwright, Pennsburg; Mark Balascak and wife, Donna, Macungie; David Janderchick, Bally; Michael Janderchick and wife, Angie, Barto; siblings, Wilford Leister, Hoppenville and Dorothy, wife of Ralph Hunsberger, Jr., Green Lane; 14 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters Pearl Leister and Betty Boehm.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington Street, East Greenville, PA. There will be a viewing from 6:30 to 8pm on Thursday, February 20, 2014 and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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