Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Funeral and Committal Service:
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:00am
First Baptist Church
60 Shenango St., Greenville, PA
Rev. David Cox, Pastor, officiating
Burial will be in Rocky Glen Cemetery
John L. Leffler, age 87, of Tanner Rd., W. Salem Twp., passed away Thursday afternoon, January 17, 2019 in The Grove at Greenville.
He was born in Greenville on July 26, 1931 to Jacob H. and Edith (Horne) Leffler. John was a 1949 graduate of Penn High School and had worked at the former Mercer Paper Tube Co. in Greenville for forty-five years, retiring as the Plant Supervisor.
John was a member of Greenville Kiwanis Club and had been a lifetime member of First Baptist Church, Greenville, where he served as a Trustee for many years, served as a moderator and had been active with the Leadership Team. On October 20, 1956 he married the former Shirley I. Mushrush, she passed away on May 24, 2011.
Survivors include a daughter; Kay Hamilton of Plymouth, NC, two sons; Jay Leffler and his wife Donna of Greenville and Bruce Leffler and his wife Nicky of Gordansville, VA, a sister; Alma Reeves of Greenville and two brothers; Jacob Leffler and James Leffler both of Greenville, five grandchildren; J.J. Leffler and his wife Kristyn, Matt Leffler, Emily Bushee and her husband Tyler, Darcie DeTullio and Jamie DeTullio and four great-grandchildren; Kyler DeTullio, Jackson Leffler, Alexandra Leffler and Brinley Bushee.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two sisters; Margaret Fisher and Laura Mae Fritz and a son-in-law; Walter Hamilton.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 60 Shenango St., Greenville, PA 16125 or to the Greenville Kiwanis Club, PO Box 545, Greenville, PA 16125.