Dolores “Tootsie” Lesher, 86, of Ashland, passed away Friday morning at Hershey Medical Center.
She was born on August 5, 1936 in Butler Township and was the daughter of the late Mary (Pustelnich) and Max Marhon.
Dolores was preceded in death by her husband Ray “Red” C. Lesher who passed away on September, 29, 2017.
She attended Butler Township High School and was a homemaker who also helped run their family farm.
Dolores was a member of Christ United Lutheran Church in Ashland.
She enjoyed craft shows, shopping and cooking. Dolores always made sure anyone who worked on the farm was well fed.
In addition to her parents and husband, Dolores is preceded in death by all 13 of her siblings; six brothers and seven sisters.
She is survived by a son Dean Lesher husband of Tammy, Ashland; daughter Marlene Herb wife of Roger, Hegins; daughter Susan Lettich wife of Randy, Valley View; six grandchildren: Randy, Ryan, Robyn, Allison, Bryon, and Deana; two great grandchildren: Radley and Rayce; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A viewing for family and friends will be held on Thursday November 17, 2022 from 10:00 – 11:30 AM at Christ United Lutheran Church 437 Airport Road Ashland, PA 17921. A funeral service will follow at 11:30 AM in the church with the Reverend Dana Heckman-Beil officiating. Burial will be at St. John’s Kimmel’s Cemetery following services.
Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc., 901 Centre Street Ashland, PA 17921 has been entrusted with the arrangements.