In Memory of




Obituary for Elva J. Leisey

Elva J. Leisey, 90, of Stevens, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023, at home.

She was born in Schoeneck to the late Ellis K. and Carrie (Latshaw) Getz.

She was a member of Mellingers Lutheran Church, Stevens, where she served in the social ministry. She enjoyed gardening, going out to eat, walking, and trips to Florida. She loved spending time with family and attending family picnics.

Elva was an inspector for Bollman Hat Factory for 40 plus years prior to her retirement.

Elva is survived by her 2nd husband, Eugene Hackman and his family; 3 children, Susan L., wife of the late Roger Gehman, Debra A., wife of Jerry Zerbe, John P. Leisey, husband of Wendy; 8 grandchildren, Jennifer L., wife of Norm Hoover, Rebecca S., wife of Steven Ruff, Jeremy A. Zerbe, husband of Carly, Jason A. Zerbe, husband of Sarah, Courtney A., wife of Andy Sollenberger, Sonya A., wife of Shawn Buchter, Haleigh K., wife of Adam Shober, Elijah C. Leisey, husband of Aimee; 19 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1st husband, Paul Leisey in 2001; son, Paul Leisey, Jr., brother, Kenneth Getz, and sister, Dorothy Stauffer.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2023, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut St., Denver. An additional viewing will be held on Monday, November 20th, from 10 AM until time of funeral service at 11 AM at the Mellingers Lutheran Church, 80 Gockley Road, Schoeneck, with Pastor Timothy L. Craven officiating. Interment will take place in the Mellingers Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Elva's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9378.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Denver.