Lee A. LeFever, 89

August 18, 2019

Lee A. LeFever, 89, of Lancaster passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Born and raised in Conestoga, PA he was the son of the late Allen and Virginia (Crowther) LeFever. He was the loving husband of Patricia A. (Hilbert) LeFever with whom he would have celebrated his 40th wedding anniversary on October 27, 2019.

He was a 1948 graduate of Penn Manor High School. Lee worked for PP&L for 41 years retiring in 1989 as Production Manager. Following his retirement, he enjoyed seasonal work at Cherry Hill Orchards.

Lee was a member of Lions International for over 30 years and served as District Governor for District 14D. While a member of the Paradise Lions Club, he was involved in forming the Paradise Park. He was in the Naval Reserves for four years and went onto active duty in the US Navy CBs 1952-1953 Mobile Construction Battalion 8 during the Korean War.
He was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he served as an usher. As a child, he sang with his parents and brother on the WGAL Sunshine folk hour, a religious radio program.

Lee enjoyed gardening, hunting, and going to the gym with his brother-in-law, Bill. He also enjoyed traveling with family and friends, especially trips to the beach, Grand Canyon and cruises to Bermuda and Alaska.
He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Pat, and family and friends. He is survived by his son, Brian LeFever husband of Sandy of New Providence; grandson, Michael LeFever of MA and several loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Bruce LeFever of Lititz; a brother, Glenn LeFever of Lancaster and a sister, Sylvia LeFever Baum of Macungie, PA.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 26, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 440 St. Joseph Street, Lancaster, PA 17603. Interment will follow in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends will be received from 9:30 -11:00 AM at the church on Monday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lee’s memory may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church Restoration Fund at the above address. Arrangements entrusted to Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 441 N. George St., Millersville, PA 17551. 717-872-5041

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August 31, 2019

Pat, So sorry for the loss of your husband. Lots of years of good memories for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

August 27, 2019

We wish to express our sympathy to the family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Lots of good times and memories from PP&L.
Gene & Sara

August 27, 2019

Dearest Pat,
John and I are so sorry for the passing of Lee.  He is such a gentle, kind person who was always so welcoming to us both.  He always called John “Buddy” when he would see us and he and I had great chats the mornings we had to great at church.  You are blessed to have had the lovely man for so many years.  God, family and friends will heal your heart.  Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.
God Bless You,
Elaine and John Kump

August 26, 2019

Pat, I am truly sorry for your loss. A big shock to me after seeing you both at the Spooky Nook nursery the beginning of summer. You are in my prayers and may God Bless.
Regina Ensor 

August 25, 2019

Pat, so sorry for your loss. Lee was a very sweet man and you and Lee were so blessed to have each other.  I wish I could be at the funeral tomorrow but will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.  
Hary & Teri Bright

August 25, 2019

Dear Pat,  I’ve thought of you and Lee quite often, remembering our wonderful times together at The Three Crowns Restaurant and Lounge.  So sorry to read of his passing.  What a wionderful man !!
Patricia Marks

August 24, 2019

Pat, I’m so sorry to learn of Lee’s passing   You have been blessed with many wonderful years with an amazing man. May those memories comfort you during these difficult days. God bless you.  With love and sympathy, Sallie and Bob Fay

August 23, 2019

Lee was a good friend of my father, Emil Mitman, both socially and at PP&L.  I remember when Lee graciously helped with painting when I bought my house near Mountville.  His generosity and amiable nature will be remembered.
Jeanne Mitman

August 22, 2019

Dear Pat,
I was saddened to hear about Lee’s death. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

August 22, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Lee was a great man and there are many who will miss him. God Bless! Joan & Don Schwebel

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