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Obituary for Edward John Leitgeb

Edward J. Leitgeb, 84, of Boyertown, passed away October 29, 2019. He was the husband of the late Jeannette (Strohl) Leitgeb. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edward and Ruth (Snyder) Leitgeb. Edward began his career as a machine operator at the former Phoenix Clothing in Allentown. He then was a construction laborer for the Limerick Generating Station, Limerick. He finished his career as a bartender at both the Pikesville Gun Club and the Mansion House, Boyertown. He was a member of the Gablesville AA and Senior Life of Exeter.

Surviving are children: Scott Leitgeb, and his wife Lisa, of Vera Beach, FL; Jan Gaumer, of Arizona; and Kelly, wife of Richard Schwenk, of Boyertown; siblings: Robert, Thomas, Billy and Richard; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchildren. He was pre- deceased by siblings: James, Ruth, and Joan; and a granddaughter, Stephanie.

A Memorial Service will be on Thursday, November 7th at noon, at the Woods Pub & Grill, 1636 W. Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512. To offer on-line condolences, please visit his “Book of Memories” at