Esta Marie (Bane) Leffler

Born: Sat., Aug. 15, 1936
Died: Thu., Sep. 4, 2014


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 05, 2014
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 06, 2014
Location: Country Chapel Baptist Church

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Esta Marie Leffler, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and

ELDRED, Pa. — Esta Marie Leffler, 78, of the Jenny- L Manor, passed
away Thursday (Sept.r 4, 2014) at the Bradford Regional Medical Center,
following a long illness.
Born Aug. 15, 1936, in Cameron, W. Va., she was a daughter of Harry
Montford and Esta Pauline Stewart Bane. On July 23, 1960, in Cameron,
she married William L. “Spivy” Leffler, who passed away on April 13,
Marie was a 1954 graduate of Cameron High School. She had resided in
Eldred since 1961.
Mrs. Leffler was employed by High Q and the Olean Tile Plant, before
working for Corning Glass Works for over 20 years and retiring in 1990.
Marie was a charter member of the Country Chapel Baptist Church in
Eldred and a past member of bowling leagues in Eldred, Smethport and
Bradford. She enjoyed macramé, games and card games. She was a devoted
mother and grandmother and enjoyed family and church activities. She
also enjoyed being a caregiver to her needier friends. She enjoyed her
fellowship with her wonderful friends at the Jenny- L Manor.
Surviving are a son, William L. Leffler III of Corydon Township; five
daughters, Janie (Tom) Isadore of Smethport, Tammy (Pastor Bruce)
Ireland of Eldred, Ella (Tim) Hahn of Smethport, Donna (Tom) Hartzell of
Duke Center and Rhoda (Bob) Colebert of Eldred; 21 grandchildren; 17
great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald (Nami) Bane of Eldred; and a
sister- in- law and friend, Kay Bane of Eldred.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a brother, Dick
Bane in 2006.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Frame Funeral Home in
Eldred. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 6th,
2014) at the Country Chapel Baptist
Church, on Indian Creek Road in Eldred, with the Pastor Bruce Ireland,
son- in- law, and Pastor Sean Ireland, grandson, co- officiating. Burial
will follow in Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Country Chapel Baptist

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   Posted Fri September 05, 2014

Terry Taylor
   Posted Fri September 05, 2014
Jules & Leffler family,
Please know that we are sending our deepest sympathies to each of you on the loss of your Grandmother & Mother. May the memories you hold in your hearts be a light to guide you through your sadness. Blessings, Grammy, Bill, Carol & Cody

Barbara Hughes
   Posted Fri September 05, 2014
There are no words to express the sorrow that I feel. Your mom was one special lady. She always put everyone else before herself. She was so proud of you kids and, her grandkids. She always had pictures and stories of each to share with us. I have such wonderful memories from a kid till now with her and I. will cherish them forever. She loved her God, kids and grandkids. Just know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. I bet there87 will be a big card game in heaven. Love to all of you, Bo and Barb

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