HANOVER LuRay Boerner Leppo, 86, died Friday, October 5, 2012, at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover. She was the wife of Charles G. Leppo, her husband of 66 years. She was born September 4, 1926, in Trenton, Md., daughter of the late William and Verna Ray Shaffer Boerner. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Snydersburg, past member of Hillsdale Homemakers, and member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #200 in Hampstead, Md. LuRay had worked at Beacon Steel, Hampstead Sewing Factory, and retired from Random House. In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Tom Gordon of Westminster, Md., Donna and Larry Sharp of Harrisburg, and Gina and Russell Beeg of Reno, Nev.; brother, J. Edgar Boerner of Manchester, Md.; grandchildren, Tom Gordon III, Carrie Goughneour, Christopher Serio, Carly Beeg, Jack Beeg, Barbara Sharp Moore, and John Sharp; and great-grandchildren, Madelyne and Christopher Moore. She was predeceased by siblings, H. LaRue Boog, Violet L. Lippy, and William Sterling Boerner. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 2012, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1616 Cape Horn Road, Hampstead, with the Rev. Michael Adams officiating. Interment will follow in Snydersburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis St., Westminster, and Monday one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Johns Hopkins Out Patient Center, 601 N. Caroline St. #5064, Baltimore, MD 21287; or Homewood at Plum Creek, 425 Westminster Ave., Hanover, PA 17331. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.myersdurborawfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Oct. 6, 2012