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Nathaniel Leas
Rebecca Staub
Emanuel Spangler
(Abt 1865-1948)
Ellen Margaret Deardorff
(Abt 1863-1926)
Paul Elsworth Leas Sr.
Mazie Spangler
Catherine Alverta Leas


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1. Charles E. Marks

Catherine Alverta Leas 1

  • Born: 17 Jan 1919, East Berlin, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Marriage (1): Charles E. Marks
  • Died: 6 Apr 1999, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA at age 80 2
  • Buried: Ashland Cemetery: Carlisle, Cumberland Co, PA

bullet  General Notes:

Catharine A. Marks, Funeral services for Catharine A. Marks, 80, of 67 Conrad Road, Middlesex Township, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle.

She died Sunday, April 4, 1999, in Sarah A. Todd Nursing Home, Carlisle.

Born Jan. 17, 1919, in East Berlin, she was the daughter of the late Paul E. Leas and Mazie Spangler Leas.

She was a member and former Sunday School teacher at the Church of the Open Door in Carlisle.

She was a homemaker and had attended East Berlin High School.

Mrs. Marks is survived by her husband of 61 years, Charles E. Marks Sr. of Carlisle; a son, Charles E. Jr. of Carlisle; three daughters, Ruthanna Y. Davidson and Rosalie W. Asch of Carlisle and Darlene A. Wilkins-Mbugwa of Hummelstown; five brothers, Charles Leas, Harold Leas, Arthur Leas and Fred Leas, all of East Berlin, and Paul Leas of Glen Rock; six sisters, Ellen Hinkle and Janet Shoemaker of Dover, Dorothy Miller of Jermyn; Blanche Boyce of York; Ann Wilt of East Berlin; and Elverna Borror of Bethel Park; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Gerald W., who died in 1951, and a sister, Millie Eisenhart.

The Rev. Anna Thompson will officiate at services.

Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 3


Catherine married Charles E. Marks. (Charles E. Marks was born on 14 Jan 1916, died on 29 May 1999 and was buried in Ashland Cemetery: Carlisle, Cumberland Co, PA 4.)



1 Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.

2 Harrisburg P-N Obituaries and Sentinel Obituaries.

3 Find A Grave (

4 Ashland Cemetery: Carlisle, Cumberland Co, PA (

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