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P.O. Box 336
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-532-2211
Fax: 717-532-8471
Melvin Leid

Melvin B. Leid

Friday, February 9th, 1951 - Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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Melvin B. Leid, 68, of 1015 Ridge Road, Shippensburg, PA, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at his residence.

Born Friday, February 9, 1951 in Ephrata, PA, he was a son of Lizzie (Burkholder) Leid, of Ephrata, and the late Weaver Leid, Sr.

Melvin was a member of the Blue Ridge Mennonite Church, Carlisle. Melvin was a farmer most of his life, and later was employed by Nolts Power Equipment in Shippensburg.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of nearly 46 years, Ella (Hoover) Leid, Shippensburg; five sons, and four daughters, Glenn and wife Louanna (Eby) Leid, Shippensburg, PA, Arlene and husband Jon Reinford, Newville, PA, Elaine and husband Justin Meyers, Chambersburg, PA, David and wife Denise (Seyfert) Leid, Lebanon, PA, Harvey Leid, Newville, PA, Leonard and wife Simona (Fodor) Leid, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Leon and wife Anne (Beiler) Leid, Uppsala, Sweden, Rosanne and husband Kirby Witmer, Carlisle, PA, and Rosene and husband Marcellus Wile, Shippensburg, PA; six brothers; and seven sisters; Aaron and wife Lizzie (Redcay) Leid, Ephrata, PA, Allen and wife Emma (Horst) Leid, Orrstown, PA, Alta and husband Ira Hoover, PennYan, NY, Edna Leid, Ephrata, Anna and husband John Hoover, Ephrata, PA, Titus and wife Mabel (Horst) Leid, Stevens, PA, Ada Leid, Ephrata, PA, Laura and husband Elam Zimmerman, Dundee, NY, Paul and wife Wilma (Oberholtzer) Leid, Ephrata, PA, Lizzie and husband Lawrence Zimmerman, Denver, PA, Mary and husband Stephen Martin, Denver, PA, Weaver and wife Ada (Oberholtzer) Leid, Jr., Ephrata, PA, Lawrence and wife Susan (Rissler) Leid Ephrata, PA; and 19 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Blue Ridge Mennonite Church, 2514 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, with Luke Bennetch, Darvin Halteman, and James Weaver officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Mennonite Church Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Mennonite Church.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Blue Ridge Mennonite Church
    2514 Walnut Bottom Road
    CARLISLE, PA 17015
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Blue Ridge Mennonite Church
    2514 Walnut Bottom Road
    CARLISLE, PA 17015
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, October 18th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Friday, October 18th, 2019 10:00am
    Blue Ridge Mennonite Church
    2514 Walnut Bottom Road
    CARLISLE, PA 17015
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Luke Bennetch
    James Weaver
    Darvin Halteman
  • Interment

    Blue Ridge Mennonite Church Cemetery

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