Leonora Hazel Kepple, 90 of New Alexandria, was taken to her heavenly home on February 29, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years (Bob) and by her brother (James Pierce). Leonora was born in New Alexandria to James and Hazel Pierce in 1929.
She and Bob had four children: Robert (Martha), Daniel (Debbie), Fred (Ruth Ann), and Amy (Kimo) Turner. She had six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Leonora was an active church member at New Life Presbyterian Church in Harrison City. For many years she taught Sunday school, women’s groups, and vacation Bible school.
In addition to her busy life as a farmer’s wife, her many interests included baking, reading, gardening, and knitting. She organized libraries in churches and Christian schools and taught many women and children the skill of Scripture memorization.
Friends will be received at the Kepple-Graft Funeral Home (524 North Main Street, Greensburg, PA) on Wednesday from 2 to 6 PM. A memorial service will be held at New Life Presbyterian Church (326 Raymaley Rd, Harrison City, PA) on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 11am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators (PO Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862) or Mission Aviation Fellowship (PO Box 47, Nampa, ID 83653).
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Wycliffe Bible Translators
PO Box 628200, Orlando FL 32862
Mission Aviation Fellowship
PO Box 47, Nampa ID 83653