DonnaMarie C. (Grimminger) Leberfinger, 73, Lititz, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at the Hospice of Lancaster County, Mount Joy Center.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of Ernest E. Grimminger and the late Blanche A. (Rieper) Grimminger. She was the wife of Paul E. Leberfinger, with whom she had celebrated 54 years of marriage.
Surviving are her husband; her father of Altoona; three daughters: Theresa M. Leberfinger of Lancaster, Paula R. Mishler, wife of the late Michael L. Mishler, of Manheim and Heather L. Wade and husband, Larry W., of Lititz; five siblings: Arline L. Leberfinger and husband, Robert, Edward C. Grimminger and wife, Judith, David E. Grimminger and wife, Barbara, and Janice K. Manning, all of Altoona, and Diane L. Schorner and husband, Edward, of Lititz; and several nieces and nephews.
DonnaMarie attended the Willow Street Vo-Tech School for nursing. Before she retired, she was an LPN for Dr. Frank C. Noonan Family Practice in Ephrata. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and flower gardening and was a great cook. She also loved cruises to the western and eastern Caribbean, Disney World and Las Vegas trips. She loved spending time at their beach house in Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, and 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, with the reciting of the rosary at 4 p.m. Sunday. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church, 505 Woodcrest Ave., Lititz, the Rev. James O'Blaney, C.Ss.R., as celebrant.
Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in DonnaMarie's memory to the Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604; or the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.
To send the family online condolences, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com.