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Leah Speir

February 5, 1933 — January 15, 2017

Leah Henthorne Speir

83, of Frostburg, went to be with the lord on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Frostburg Village Nursing Home.

Born February 5, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Walter Lee Henthorne and Margaret Lipscomb Henthorne of St. George, WV.  She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Hugh Speir; three brothers, Lonzo Henthorne of Elkins, WV, Rodney Henthorne of FL, and Spencer Henthorne of Elkins, WV; and one sister, Iona Helmick of Parsons, WV.

Leah was a member of the Shaft Volunteer Fire Depart. Ladies Auxiliary for 24 years. She was also a member of the Corriganville Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary for 15 years. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren, Frostburg, MD.

She is survived by loving daughter and best friend, Debbie Mann and her husband Alan of Forest Hills, NY, and loving son and caregiver, David Speir and his spouse, Mark Smith of Frostburg, MD; two brothers, Deon Henthorne and wife Joan of Ripley, WV, and Dennis Henthorne and wife Janie of Parsons, WV; and sister-in-law, Mary Jane Henthorne of Elkins, WV and many nieces and nephews.

At her request, Leah was cremated and a private service will be held by the children. Any donations should be made to Leah’s favorite charity, St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

The children would like to thank the staff of Frostburg Heights Apartments and Frostburg Village Nursing Home for their tender care over all these years.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105,
Tel: 1-800-822-6344

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