Shirley Louise Estes Leech

Shirley Louise Estes Leech, 71, of Union City, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  

She was born on March 24, 1949, in Union City, a daughter of Adam Estes and Nora McClenahan Estes.  

She married Larry L. "Butch" Leech Sr. on Dec. 4, 1971. He survives.

She was a former Wattsburg student who went on to get her high school diploma from Corry High School with the senior class of 2005. She was a homemaker who raised her family with a big heart.

Shirley was a member of Union City First United Methodist Church and Wilkins Community Church as well as a volunteer at First Step Campout, Camp Halo and various other youth groups. She loved her family and showed God's love to all.

She enjoyed puzzles, playing cards, shopping with Suzie but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by, her parents; sisters, Thelma Estes, Wanda Troup; and grandson, Marcus David Leech Beers.

In addition to her loving husband of 49 years, Larry "Butch,” she is survived by her children, Kevin Estes (Tree Estes), Larry Leech Jr. (Kelsey Edwards), (Alex Edwards), Lisa Dingfelder (Tim Anderson); and her grandchildren, Ashley Estes (Coby Smith), Faith Estes, Amine Leech (Ashley Allen-Leech), Gabby Beers (Jacy Smith), Bree Snyder, Josh Snyder,Dakota Sherman, Brooklynn Leech; and several brothers and sisters which include Treva Bartels, Catherine Anthony, Blanche Hesch, Vera Peters, Roger Estes (Patti Estes), Harley Estes, Richard Estes (Lisa Estes).

Due to current COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, there will be no services at this time, with a public service to be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in Shirley's memory in care of Larry Leech, 15415 Willy Road, Union City, PA 16438.

Arrangements are in the care of Warren-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 62 S. Main St., Union City.


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