Abram D. Leatherman
Abram D. Leatherman, a longtime resident of Doylestown Borough, died Sunday evening at Doylestown Manor Nursing Home where he had lived since early 1997. He was 86 years old.
He was the widower of Florence Y. (Moyer) Leatherman who died in 1992. Born in Bedminster Township, he was a son of the late Jacob and Bessie (Detweiler) Leatherman. Mr. Leatherman worked most of his life as a self-employed stone mason. He and his wife enjoyed traveling nationwide and were known for their faithful visitation of the sick. Mr. Leatherman was a longtime member of Line Lexington Mennonite Church.
He is survived by his two daughters. He was predeceased by two sons, Horace Leatherman in 1940 and Frank Leatherman in 1958.
Viewing hours will be Thursday, December 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home, 130 E. Broad St., Souderton and on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Line Lexington Mennonite Church, P.O. Box 217, Hilltown Pike and Township Line Rd., Line Lexington, Pa. 18932. The funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church at the address above. Date of Death: 1998-12-13 00:00:00
Lila LeathermanLila Leatherman of Doylestown died Sunday, January 23, 2000 at Briarleaf Nursing Home in Doylestown. She was 93.
She was the wife of the late Raymond C. Leatherman, who died in 1979. Born in Sutton, Quebec, Canada, she was a daughter of the late George and Carrie Willis. Mrs. Leatherman was a hairdresser in Doylestown for many years. She was a member of St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Doylestown. Surviving are one daughter, Doris Quain of Massachusetts; one son, Douglas Stowell of California; and several grandchildren. Also surviving are two nieces, Mary Ann Darrah of Doylestown and Audrey Miller of Roslyn.
Funeral services will be private. Reed and Steinbach Funeral Home, Doylestown
Christian M. LeathermanChristian Leatherman 59, 3/4/1931 died at 2 a. m. of double pneumonia after an illness lasting a week at his home in Dublin. His death came just 4 weeks after a sister, Mrs. Peter Miller died. Mr. Leatherman, who had been a resident of the Dublin community all his life. Bucks County Intelligencer
Harry W. LeathermanHarry W. Leatherman,64 5/8/1931 Harry W. Leatherman, died in the Penna. Hospital, Phila., on Friday, following an illness of 2 months. The deceased was a son of the late Abraham M. and Emma F. Leatherman, who at one time resided near Gardenville. He has been a resident of Phila. for more than 35 years. Bucks County Intelligencer
Ruth C. YoderRuth C. Leatherman Yoder, 89, of Souderton Mennonite Homes, formerly of Bechtelsville and Telford, died Friday, September 1, 2000 at Grand View Hospital, Sellersville.
She was the widow of the late Norman G. Yoder, who died in 1998. She also was the widow of the late Pastor Daniel D. Leatherman, who died in 1955.
Born in Hatfield Towsnhsip, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Lydia (Cressman ) Bolton. Mrs. Yoder had been employed about eight years in the linens department of North Penn Hospital., Lansdale before working for nine years in the shipping department of Young's Casters of Souderton, retiring in 1985.
She was a member of Lansdale Mennonite Church, and a former Sunday School and vacation Bible School teacher.
Surving are a daughter, Esther L. Kisamore of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sons; Daniel R. Leatherman of Elkhart, Ind., and James A. Leatherman of Plymouth, Ind.; two step-daughters; Grace, and her husband Mark Gehman of Bechtelsville, and Naomi, and her husband Abram Clemens of Lowville, NY,; three step-sons; Paul Yoder, and his wife Naomi of Boyertown; David Yoder, and his wife Shirley of Harrisonburg, Va., and Norman Glenn Yoder; and his wife Alta of Harleysville; 11 grandchildren; 24 step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 55 step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ella Slotter of Winkleman , Ariz.
She was preceded in deaths by six brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services were held this morning (Wednesday) at Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Interment is in the adjoining church cemetery.
Memorials in her name may be made to Lansdale Mennonite Church, York and Cannon Avenues, Lansdale, PA 19446; or the charity of the donor's choice.
Arrangements are by the Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home. Souderton.
The Intelligencer April 4, 2010 3:15 AM
Arthur R. Leatherman of Sellersville, formerly of Pipersville, went home to be with his Lord Thursday, April 1, 2010, at Rockhill Mennonite Community. He was 92.
He was the husband of the late Lulu S. (Swartz) Leatherman.
Arthur was born in Pipersville to the late Charles and Sarah (Rickert) Leatherman.
Arthur served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Germany.
He was employed by the former Elmer Strouse Masonry Contractor, the former Doylestown Building Company as a mason, the former Willard Hosiery Mill in Dublin and the former Doyle Hosiery Mill in Doylestown. Arthur worked for 10 years as a group leader in the grinding department for Standard Pressed Steel in Jenkintown, until retiring in 1971. He was employed as a maintenance man for Central Bucks School District until retiring in 1983.
Arthur volunteered at Doylestown Hospital from 1984 to 1999 with over 3,000 hours of time. He enjoyed woodshop projects and gardening. Arthur was a beekeeper at his home in Pipersville for 15 years.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Perkasie where he formerly served as trustee, deacon and an usher.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 5, at Rockhill Mennonite Community Chapel, 3250 State Road, Sellersville, PA 18960, where friends may meet with the family from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will be in Deep Run Mennonite Cemetery East, Bedminster.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rockhill Mennonite Community at the above address. Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory,