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Edgar William Leister

Edgar William Leister

Male 1916 - 1996  (79 years)

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  • Name Edgar William Leister  [1, 2
    Born 8 Jun 1916  Mt. Pleasant, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Army - WW II 
    Occupation Transportation - Railroad employee 
    Died 12 Feb 1996  Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 15 Feb 1996  New Oxford Cem, New Oxford, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I9491  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2019 

    Father Carroll Elmer Leister,   b. 21 May 1893, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1950, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Anna Jane Hoff,   b. 25 Jul 1893, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1974, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Y  [5
    Family ID F3425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary A. Harman,   b. 11 Nov 1918, New Oxford, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 2008, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Y  [4, 6
    Children 
     1. Eddie J. Leister
     2. Lucinda A. Leister
     3. Gary L. Leister
     4. Larry E. Leister
     5. Shirley Nadine Leister,   b. 22 Jul 1939, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1939, Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Edith J. Leister,   b. 12 Apr 1943,   d. 1 Aug 1995  (Age 52 years)
    +7. Terry J. Leister,   b. 11 Mar 1950, Gettysburg, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1996  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F3431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marie Agnes Shrader,   b. 10 Oct 1919, New Oxford, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1998, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 7
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F3430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary, Gettysburg [PA] Times (14 Feb 1996):
      "Edgar W Leister, 79, of 226 W High St , New Oxford, died Monday, Feb. 12, at Hanover Hospital.
      "Born June 8, 1916 in Mt Pleasant Township, he was a son of the late Carroll and Anna Hoff Leister He is survived by his [second] wife, Marie A Shrader Leister.
      "He was a member of First Lutheran Church, New Oxford He was also a member of Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees.
      "A veteran of World War II, serving with the U S Army, he was retired from Western Maryland Railroad after 41 years of service.
      "In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Lucinda A Bevenour of Woodbridge, Va , four sons, Eddie J Leister, Gary L Leister and Larry E Leister, all of New Oxford, and Terry J Leister of Spring Grove, three stepdaughters, Bonnie Istre of Hanover, Rose A Johnson and Darleen T Istre both of Lake Charles, La , four stepsons,
      James Istre of Westlake, La John E Istre, Daniel P Istre and Patrick L Istre, all of Lake Charles 23 grandchildren, 19 greatgrandchildren, 16 step grandchildren, 17 step-great-grandchildren, grandchildren, 16 step grandchildren, 17 step-great-grandchildren, one brother, Ralph V Leister of Hanover, and one sister, Arlene Boyer of Hanover.
      "Funeral services will be held 10 am, Thursday, Feb. 15.... Interment will be in New Oxford Cemetery."

      See, also, obituary, York [PA] Daily Record, p. 3 (14 Feb1996):
      "NEW OXFORD - Edgar W. Leister, 79, of 226 W. High St., New Oxford, died Monday evening at Hanover Hospital. He was the [second] husband of Marie A. (Shrader) Leister.
      "The service will be 10 a.m. Thursday.... Burial will be in New Oxford Cemetery....
      "Mr. Leister was born June 8, 1916, in Mount Pleasant Township, Adams County. He was the son of the late Carroll and Anna (Hoff) Leister.
      "He retired from Western Maryland Railroad after 41 years of service. He was a member of First Lutheran Church in New Oxford and Brother hood of Maintenance of Way Employees. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
      "Mr. Leister also is survived by four sons, Terry J. Leister of Spring Grove, and Eddie J. Leister, Gary L. Leister and Larry E. Leister, all of New Oxford; a daughter, Lucinda A. Bevenour of Woodbridge, Va.; four stepsons, James Istre of Westlake, La., and John E. Istre, Daniel P. Istre and Patrick L. Istre, all of Lake Charles, La.; three stepdaughters, Bonnie Istre of Hanover, and Rose A. Johnson and Darleen T. Istre, both of Lake Charles; a brother, Ralph V. Leister of Hanover; and a sister, Arlene Boyer of Hanover. Mr. Leister was preceded in death by two daughters, Shirley N. Leister and Edith Cromer...." (Accessed via www.GenealogyBank.com.)




  • Sources 
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    2. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Anna J. Hoff: 3 Oct 1974).

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Edgard W. Leister: 14 Feb 1996).

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 71923120.

    5. [S783] Woody-2011 |, Woody Rush, "Descendants of Caspar Beier", (Woody Rush, 102 Alto Ave, Westminster, MD 21157-5708; Email: woody.rush550@gmail.com; Report published [2011]), pp. 53, 75-76.

    6. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Mary A. Harman: 17 Jul 2008).

    7. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 71922363.