Paul E. Leberfinger, 80, Conrail conductor, awesome auto mechanic, enjoyed hunting, fishing

By on January 4, 2017

Paul E. Leberfinger, 80, of Lititz, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Hollidaysburg, he was the son of the late Godfrey and Catherine (Steiner) Leberfinger. Paul was the husband of the late DonnaMarie C. (Grimminger) Leberfinger, with whom he celebrated 54 years of marriage.

Paul was a conductor and brakeman until he retired after 35 years of service with Conrail. He was also an awesome auto mechanic. Paul was a hard worker and would do anything to support his family. He was a quiet man and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving are three daughters: Theresa M. Leberfinger, Paula R. Mishler, and Heather L. Wade. He is survived by brothers: Robert Leberfinger and Donald Leberfinger.

He was preceded in death by his siblings: Lawrence M. Leberfinger, Anna Jean Burns, and Helen E. Eckley.

A viewing will be held Jan. 5, from 2 to 3 p.m., at St. James Catholic Church, 505 Woodcrest Ave, Lititz. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 3 p.m. Paul will be laid to rest at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Calvary Cemetery, 2417 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

To send online condolences, visit Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, had charge of the arrangements.


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