Fern LeiboldFebruary 3, 1922 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 95)
Fern Thelma Leibold, 95, of St. Petersburg and formerly of Laureldale, Pennsylvania, died August 3, 2017 in her home. She was the widow of Lawrence Oscar Leibold. Born February 3, 1922 in Reading, PA., she was a daughter of the late Leroy A. and Emma Mae (VanBuskirk) Brady. Fern was a 1939 graduate of Muhlenberg High School. She was employed in the shipping department of Izod, formerly David Crystal, for 21 years, retiring in 1984. Fern was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Laureldale. She was a member of Eastern Star Golden Rule, Chapter 390, Reading. Fern enjoyed traveling, especially taking cruises with her husband and spending time at their vacation home in the Poconos.
Surviving is her daughter, Carol Ann (Leibold) Gable of St. Petersburg, FL; her two grandchildren, Kristina M. Ott and Michael D. Ott and her three great grandchildren, Brooke, Stephen and Jonathen.
Services will be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11 a.m. in Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale. A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township. Contributions may be made to: Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760 or online at www.suncoasthospicefoundation.org.
David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg is serving the family.