Mildred H. LeonardDecember 17, 1927 ~ September 27, 2017 (age 89)
Mildred Leonard passed into the hands of our Lord on Wednesday the 27th of September. Born on the 17th of December 1927 to James and Mildred [Cox] Steinmetz of Lancaster. Her devoted husband for 67years, William Leonard, proceeded her in passing 7 January 2016. Mildred was one of thirteen children being the oldest of three sisters. Preceding her in death were her siblings James, Robert, Ethel, William, Richard, Ted, Jay, Earl, and Carl Steinmetz. Surviving are Tom of Reading, Donald of Lancaster, and Rose Chapple of Lititz. Mildred was the loving mother of Robert / Shirley of Mt. Joy, PA; Donald / Cindy of Herndon, VA; Terry / Sandy of Prince George, VA; and Curtis / Sharon of Petersville, MD. Mildred is survived by 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Mildred was an avid reader, favored the color green, and always dreamt of cruising the Mississippi on a steamboat. She provided daycare for several children and home care for her elderly friends. Often Mildred would be consulted for her professional seamstress skills. A skill she displayed in loving care by handcrafting clothing apparel for her boys and others.
A funeral service honoring Mildred’s life will be held at the Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc., 16 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home before the service from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will follow at Riverview Memorial Park. To send an online condolence, please visit www.sheetzfuneralhome.com